Re: Cheap Cheap Database Recovery

From: pitufo <>
Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2009 04:38:08 -0800 (PST)
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On Feb 21, 8:33 am, pitufo <> wrote:
> Johnburr:    I do a cold backup at 2:30 am. (datafiles, and
> controlfiles, archivelogs are safe in two different servers)
>                  Yes, I am in archive logs
>                  I dont another backup at a later time....I only do a
> 'alter database backup controlfile to 'binary.controlfile.ctl''
>                   What I am gaining with that:   That's how I can make
> the database apply the archive logs that were generated after the
> coldbackup at
>                   2:30 am.
> Michael:    Yes, I will do it I said in my original post,
> I need to document pros/cons of this method, a standby database, and a
> RAC solution.  Now, this method, stupid or not, it is cheap, and it
> should work. I don't see in it a reason to fail, Do you see it ?
> Thanks

Just try to go beyond the reason why I am implementing this way. This is a user-managed incomplete recovery, nothing else, the scripts that make it automatic can be ignored. As an incomplete recovery MUST work, I don't see why it works sometime and why it fails others. Received on Sat Feb 21 2009 - 06:38:08 CST

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