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Re: IMP: still more problems

From: Chuck <chuckh_at_softhome.net>
Date: Sat, 20 Jul 2002 06:46:17 -0400
Message-ID: <ahbf1q$rqpti$1@ID-85580.news.dfncis.de>


How will you move data across platforms without exp/imp? Can RMAN handle that? I am not well versed in RMAN. I thought it was pretty much a datafile level backup/restore utility. One of these days when things slow down a little I will learn the program more in depth.

"Howard J. Rogers" <howardjr2000_at_yahoo.com.au> wrote in message news:ahbb1k$476$1_at_lust.ihug.co.nz...
> Just my tuppence-worth.
>
> Oracle is on record as saying that cumulative/incremental exports will be
> de-supported in the future, and (from memory only) the reason they gave
was
> that RMAN is the cumulative/incremental guru in these parts.
>
> This is just my wild speculation (usual disclaimers apply) but I don't
> honestly see much of a future for export and import. You've got
> dbms_metadata in 9i for the structural components. You've got logminer for
> transactional replay. You've got other things besides... strikes me that
the
> days of export/import are distinctly numbered.
>
> And it wouldn't surprise me in the least if one of the factors in that
> turned out to be exactly what you're saying: so much is happening in the
> database that it gets harder and harder to update export/import to keep
up.
>
> Regards
> HJR
Received on Sat Jul 20 2002 - 05:46:17 CDT

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