Re: Oracle 8i, copy database on new server and replay redologs

From: John Hurley <>
Date: Thu, 9 Jul 2009 17:24:03 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jul 9, 3:20 am, "Vladimir M. Zakharychev" <> wrote:


> RMAN is your best friend and the answer to all your voes. You really
> need to read Backup and Recovery Guide followed by TFM on RMAN and
> then practice with various scenarios until you can recover your
> database waken at 3am, blindfolded and with your preferred hand tied
> behind your back. :) It's not actually too complex once you grasp the
> concepts, even though 8i RMAN is light years behind what 10g or 11g
> can do. The docs can be found here:
> Regards,
>    Vladimir M. Zakharychev
>    N-Networks, makers of Dynamic PSP(tm)

OP noted oracle 8i ...

RMAN was not exactly very stable or even useable back in the 8 and 8.x days ... especially on unpatched systems ... but even with patching ... not reliable.

Anyone still running stuff that old best stay away from RMAN ... and consider upgrades. Received on Thu Jul 09 2009 - 19:24:03 CDT

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