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Re: Migration/Refresh tool

From: DA Morgan <damorgan_at_psoug.org>
Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2006 16:34:43 -0800
Message-ID: <1136594081.548975@jetspin.drizzle.com>


Magnus Andersen wrote:
> The other databases are development/test/Quality/training databases.
> The reason I want to take production data and move them down to these
> environments is because I have developers that over time mess the data
> integrity up. I'd love to every 6 months to be able to take production
> structure/data and make development look just like it. That way I will
> have up2date data and everything will be in order. The developers are
> making sure that they have current projects that are not yet in
> production available to load in the "new" development database.
>
> I will look into Rman's cloning abilities. I would like to keep the
> tablespace structure simpler in the development environment if
> possible. This allows me to be in charge of what tablespace is being
> used when I migrate to production, but the developers don't need to
> know/think about what tablespace to use.
>
> I hope this helps with clarification of what I'm striving for, and
> please if I am going about this is the wrong way don't hesitate to let
> me know...
>
> Thanks again,
> Magnus Andersen

Based on what you've written I'd merge the four into a single database, four schemas ... and I'd take a serious look at using transportable tablespaces to move the data given that everything is in the same Oracle version on the same operating system.

You can find an excellent demo of Transportable Tablespaces at www.caleb.com. Click on "Oracle DBAs Click Here."

-- 
Daniel A. Morgan
http://www.psoug.org
damorgan_at_x.washington.edu
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Received on Fri Jan 06 2006 - 18:34:43 CST

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