Re: block change tracking?

From: Don Seiler <don_at_seiler.us>
Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2010 16:02:09 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTimujZFYu1MeT3hsKWi2N+01HnX5dVbF198XUfnK_at_mail.gmail.com>



Another vote in favor of BCT here. Great time saver for level 1 incrementals.

Note that using BCT on standby is new in 11g and requires a separate license. It was something I was really looking forward to until I found out about the catch.

Don.

On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 3:39 PM, Bobak, Mark <Mark.Bobak_at_proquest.com> wrote:

> BCT is great! Learn it, use it, love it! J
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> Brandon is right, of course, itís a change to your backup strategy, so,
> test thoroughly. But, I havenít had any issues or run into any bugs related
> to BCT.
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> -Mark
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> *From:* oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org [mailto:
> oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org] *On Behalf Of *Allen, Brandon
> *Sent:* Tuesday, November 02, 2010 4:34 PM
> *To:* TESTAJ3_at_nationwide.com; oracle-l_at_freelists.org
> *Subject:* RE: block change tracking?
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> Iíve been using it for years on several databases with different versions
> and different operating systems and never encountered a problem, and yes, I
> have done several restores using the incremental backups created with BCT
> too. I have not used a BCT file on a standby database though so canít
> comment on that. As with any backup/recovery strategy Ė test it thoroughly
> in your specific environment before relying on it in production.
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> Regards,
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> Brandon
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