Re: Oracle archive mode and hot backups

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Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2009 19:13:44 +0200
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On Fri, 7 Aug 2009 07:05:30 -0700 (PDT), John Hurley <> wrote:

>> You're just making wild assumptions, based on very limited information
>> given by a 3rd party when summing up what someone else has said. You
>> don't know if he's planning to delete *all* archive logs. You don't
>> know if those logs are backed up elsewhere. You don't know if those
>> logs are applied to cumulative nightly backups.
>Yikes ... a burst of sunshine into an apparently very dark cave!
>> Yes, it may be the DBA's clueless. Or it may be he's superb, & didn't
>> want to go into all the details of explaining RMAN to a layman. The
>> only way for the OP to find out is to ask more questions, based on the
>> information he gets from places like cdos.


Sybrand Bakker
Senior Oracle DBA
Received on Fri Aug 07 2009 - 12:13:44 CDT

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