Oracle Database 12c: Backup and Recovery Workshop


This Oracle Database 12c: Backup and Recovery Workshop will teach you how to evaluate your own recovery requirements. You'll develop appropriate strategies for backup, restore and recovery procedures from provided scenarios. In this course, you will be introduced to Oracle Database Cloud Service.


Ensure fast, reliable, secure and easy to manage performance. Optimize database workloads, lower IT costs and deliver a higher quality of service by enabling consolidation onto database clouds.


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• Curriculum Context • Assess your Recovery Requirements • Categories of failures • Oracle Backup and Recovery Solutions • Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture • Oracle Secure Backup • Benefits of using Oracle Data Guard • Basic Workshop Architecture

• Core Concepts of the Oracle Database, Critical for Backup and Recovery • Oracle DBA Tools for Backup and Recovery • Connecting to Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN) • Quick Start: A Problem-Solution Approach

• RMAN commands • Configuring and managing persistent settings • Using the Fast Recovery Area (FRA) • Control File • Redo Log File • Archiving Logs

• Creating and Configuring the Recovery Catalog • Managing Target Database Records in the Recovery Catalog • Using RMAN Stored Scripts • Maintaining and Protecting the Recovery Catalog • Virtual Private Catalogs

• Backup Solutions Overview and Terminology • Balancing Backup and Restore Requirements • Backing Up Read-Only Tablespaces • Best Practices for Data Warehouse Backups • Additional Backup Terminology

• RMAN Backup Types • Incrementally Updated Backups • Fast Incremental Backup • Block Change Tracking • Oracle-Suggested Backup • Reporting on Backups • Managing Backups

• Compressing Backups • Using a Media Manager • Creating RMAN Multisection Backups, Proxy Copies, Duplexed Backup Sets and Backups of Backup Sets • Creating and Managing Archival Backups • Backing Up Recovery Files • Backing Up the Control File to a Trace File • Cataloging Additional Backup Files • Backing Up ASM Disk Group Metadata

• Creating RMAN-Encrypted Backups • Using Transparent-Mode Encryption • Using Password-Mode Encryption • Using Dual-Mode Encryption

• Reducing Problem Diagnosis Time • Automatic Diagnostic Repository • Interpreting RMAN Message Output and Error Stacks • Data Recovery Advisor • Diagnosing Data File Loss (file system and ASM) • Handling Block Corruption

• Restoring and Recovering • Instance Failure and Instance/Crash Recovery • Media Failure • Complete Recovery (Overview) • Point-in-Time Recovery (Overview) • Recovery Through RESETLOGS

• RMAN Recovery in NOARCHIVELOG Mode • Performing Complete Recovery (of critical and noncritical data files) • Restoring ASM Disk Groups • Recovery with Image Files • Performing Point-in-Time (PITR) or Incomplete Recovery • Table Recovery from Backups

• Recovery of Server Parameter File, Control File • Redo Log File Loss and Recovery • Password Authentication File Re-creation • Index, Read-Only Tablespace, and Tempfile Recovery • Restoring the Database to a New Host • Disaster Recovery • Restoring RMAN Encrypted Backups

• Oracle Secure Backup Overview • Oracle Database Disk and Tape Backup Solution • Backing Up the Fast Recovery Area to Tape • Defining Retention for RMAN Backups • RMAN and Oracle Secure Backup Basic Process Flow • Integration with Cloud Control • RMAN Database Backup to Tape

• Scheduling Backups with EM • Oracle-Suggested Backup • RMAN and OSB Process Flow • RMAN and Oracle Secure Backup Jobs • Managing Database Tape Backups • Performing Database Recovery • RMAN Automatic Failover to Previous Backup

• Flashback Technology: Overview and Setup • Using Flashback Technology to Query Data • Flashback Table • Flashback Transaction (Query and Backout) • Flashback Drop and the Recycle Bin • Flashback Data Archive

• Flashback Database Architecture • Configuring Flashback Database • Performing Flashback Database • Best Practices for Flashback Database

• Transporting Tablespaces • Transporting Databases

• Using a Duplicate Database • Choosing Database Duplication Techniques • Creating a Backup-up Based Duplicate Database • Understanding the RMAN Duplication Operation • Using Cloud Control to Clone a Database

• Tuning Principles • RMAN Multiplexing • Diagnosing Performance Bottlenecks • Restore and Recovery Performance Best Practices

• Workshop Structure • Workshop Approach to Solving Failure Scenarios • Business Requirements for Database Availability and Procedures

• Database as a Service Architecture & Features and Tooling • Automated Database Provisioning • Managing the Compute Node Associated With a Database Deployment • Backing Up and Recovering Databases on Database as a Service • Backup Configuration & Creating an On-Demand Backup • Customizing the Backup Configuration: Single-Instance Databases • Performing Recovery by Using the Service Console • Restoring and Recovering: Single-Instance Databases


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Certification Exam


5 Days

Target Audience

Database Administrators , Support Engineer , Technical Administrator , Data Warehouse Administrator


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