RE: RMAN Catalog
Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2009 09:53:10 -0400
The answer is it depends. If your recovery window is going to be short I see no reason to use a recovery catalog. On the other hand if you need to be able to restore a database to any point in time in the last 7 years the recovery catalog is priceless.
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[mailto:oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org] On Behalf Of Jeffrey Beckstrom Sent: Friday, April 10, 2009 9:49 AM
To: oracle-l-freelists; oracle-db-l
Subject: RMAN Catalog
We are investigating switch from hot backups to RMAN backups. I am reading Robert Freeman's book on 10G RMAN backup and recovery.
The book lists pros and cons of using a recovery catalog.
What is the consensus, is it better to use a recovery catalog or not?
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