Compressing RMAN backups

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Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2008 17:29:09 -0700 (PDT)
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Our data center uses Netbackup for backups. I have to do RMAN backup over the wide area network which takes long long time. I am looking to reduce what is sent over the nework using Oracle 10g RMAN compression. My databases, however, are Oracle 8i based. I want to use an Oracle 10g database on Windows ( rman) to backup Oracle 8i database on HP UNIX. I cannot install Oracle 10g on HP UNIX because version of UNIX is 11.

If I use compress feature of rman, I will think it will compress the backup sets of 9i and thus reduce network traffic .Is there any way to find whether compression was used and how much compression was done.

Thanks. Received on Wed Apr 02 2008 - 19:29:09 CDT

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