Why I don't like RMAN repositories

From: Dave Morgan <oracle_at_1001111.com>
Date: Sat, 07 Dec 2013 20:03:33 -0700
Message-ID: <52A3E185.50104_at_1001111.com>

On Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 1:55 PM, Jared Still<jkstill_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Why don't you use a repository?
> If it is in your power create on, there's not really a good reason to not
> have one.

A repository adds complexity and an unnecessary dependence. In a disaster I now have to recover 2 databases which requires more resources and effort than recovering a single db.

Having said that, when there are a large number of production databases, a repository does make life simpler.


Dave Morgan
Senior Consultant, 1001111 Alberta Limited dave.morgan_at_1001111.com
403 399 2442

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