Re: block chg tracking

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2015 18:04:18 -0500
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On 02/13/2015 03:25 PM, Jeremy Schneider wrote:
> My understanding of Commvault Dedupe is that you have to run a full
> backup (read the whole disk and transfer the whole thing compressed
> over the network), but commvault will only*store* the changes, using
> an index to identify duplicate blocks. Is this correct?
Yes, that is correct.

> The most interesting solutions I've seen allow you to only run
> incrementals [forever] or only ship logs [forever] and the appliance
> synthetically generates fulls which can be restored in one shot.
We have that for file system, not for Oracle. We call it "synthetic full backup".

Mladen Gogala
Oracle DBA

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