Re: RMAN Incrementals

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2009 08:59:40 -0700
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If on 10gR2+, then the incrementals will (usually) be much faster if you use Block Change Tracking.

It doesn't start working until after the first level 0 backup after BCT has been enabled.

BCT was available in 10gR1, but had quite a few bugs.

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 6:22 AM, Goulet, Richard <>wrote:

> All,
> I'm having one heck of a brain dropout recently. I know that
> there is a way to take a full backup on say Sunday and then incrementals
> throughout the week and apply those to the original full backup, I just
> can't find it in the manuals. Could someone please dump me a pointer??
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