365: RMAN Simplified (Really)
Michelle Berard , The Washington Post    Biography
James Hanson , CollabraSpace    Biography

Objectives: Prepare an environment for RMAN and run RMAN backups, duplicates and restores.
Test a recovery ahead of time and validate databases and backups.
Use RMAN to manage metadata, backups and archivelogs.
Abstract: Title: RMAN Simplified (Really)

Recovery Manager (RMAN) is Oracle's preferred method for database backup and recovery. When RMAN is properly implemented and thoroughly tested , DBAs can sleep soundly at night. Yet some still shy away from RMAN because of its perceived complexity. In this presentation, we?ll bust those myths. We?ll configure and execute a simple, yet thorough, RMAN backup script. We?ll then use that backup to demonstrate several recovery scenarios.

Audiernce Focus: DBA
Expertise: Beginner
Track: Database
Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM