Monthly Archives: August 2016

Smarter DG Broker in Oracle 12c

In Oracle 11G, DG Broker needed to be told whether the standby database was physical or logical. The command to add database in 11G was something like this: ADD DATABASE <DB Unique Name> AS CONNECT IDENTIFIER is <TNS Descriptor> MAINTAINED … Continue reading

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Synthetic Full Backup for Oracle

Synthetic full backup is a method for combining incremental backup into a full backup. It is not a new thing, many backup utilities can do that with file system backups. It is also well described: http://www.techworld.com/storage/what-are-synthetic-backups-1149/ http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/S/synthetic_backup.html However, there is … Continue reading

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