Re: why do we need to shutdown database or application server to backup Oracle Home?
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2008 18:32:50 GMT
On Thu, 13 Mar 2008 17:52:16 -0700 (PDT), cs3526_at_yahoo.com wrote:
>We are using Oracle 10g on Linux.
>While it is easy to understand we need to shutdown database to backup
>database files, I do not quite understand why do we need to shutdown
>database or oracle application server to backup Oracle Homes.
>It is my understanding that oracle processes will only read those
>files inside the Oracle home, but not writing to them, except log
>Any explanations will be highly appreciated.
learn RMAN, or even 'hot backup'
We run Oracle 9iR2,10gR1/2, 10gRAC on RH4/RH5 and Solaris 10 (Sparc) remove NSPAM to email Received on Sat Mar 15 2008 - 13:32:50 CDT