Re: OMF or not OMF? DBCA or Manual scripts

From: Hans Forbrich <>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:32:11 -0600
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On 24/03/2014 10:56 AM, Mark Bobak wrote:
> My personal opinion, use DBCA. With a new database version, I might
> use DBCA to generate the script, then read the script, just to see
> what's in there, and then run the script.
> Back in the 7.0, maybe 8.0 days, it wasn't a big deal to create a
> database manually. Today, w/ 11gR2, 12cR1, there's just a lot of
> options to consider, too many really, to remember from memory. And
> really, how much value is there in learning and memorizing all that
> syntax?
> Just my opinion,
> -Mark

I totally concur. Reading the DBCA generated script is often an eye-opener.

But the possibility of either forgetting something and the opportunity to debug a hand-coded script does not hold any major appeal any more.


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