Re: Compressing RMAN backups

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Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2008 18:33:41 -0700 (PDT)
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On Apr 2, 8:29 pm, wrote:
> 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.

Oh well, I found Oracle 10g rman exceutable cannot be used to backup oracle8i databases.. Received on Wed Apr 02 2008 - 20:33:41 CDT

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