The Bacula Enterprise Oracle database backup software is designed to enable easy and simple backup and recovery of data and configurations stored in Oracle database servers of 10 and 11g. The Oracle backup tools provide high-end capabilities for configuration, administration and operation, such as being able to easily restore your Oracle database to any point in time, or to filter out objects during Oracle database backup and recovery operations. Enjoy enterprise performance and granularity with Bacula Oracle backup solution. Oracle database backup also offers a mechanism for protection, preservation and transfer of data, which together constitute variables of vital importance for the protection of information in organizations.
Key benefits in Oracle database backup tools
This Oracle database backup and recovery tool is also designed to backup essential bits of configuration information such as parameters, datafiles and control files, server parameters, redo logs archives,etc. according to best practices. Additionally, Oracle backup allows automatic restores from the database catalog.
The Oracle database backup tools are compatible with Oracle backup database versions 10g and 11g.
Oracle backup software key benefits
The Bacula Enterprise Oracle database backup tool allows you to choose from a wide variety of different backup options. Popular functionalities such as being able to restore your Oracle database to any point in time, or being able to filter objects during Oracle database backup or restore will probably guide which techniques and options you decide use. Many users combine Dump and RMAN PITR techniques for the same cluster.
RMAN also allows you to use advanced Oracle database backup techniques where you can send the data over the Bacula Enterprise SBT interface to tape for example, and at the same time, on disk for fast Oracle backup.
Types of Oracle backups – choosing Between Dump and RMAN Oracle Backup Types
|Feature||Dump||Oracle Backup RMAN||Oracle Backup RMAN SBT|
|Can directly restore a single object (table, schema, etc.)||Yes||No||No|
|Can directly restore a singlefile (index, db, tbs, etc.)||No||Yes||Yes|
|Oracle Database Backup Speed||Low||High||High|
|Oracle Database Restore Speed||Low||High||High*|
|Oracle Database Backup Size||Small||Big||Big|
|Size on local disk during backup||Nil||Entire backup||Nil|
|Size on local disk during restore||Nil||Entire restore||Objects needed|
|Can restore Oracle Database to any point in time||No||Yes||Yes|
|Oracle Incremental/Differential Backup Support||No||Yes||Yes|
|Can restore in parallel||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Online Oracle Backup||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Consistent Oracle DB Backup||Yes||Yes||Yes|
* When using RMAN SBT interface, the restore speed depends on various elements such as the type of media (tape or disk), the network speed, the availability of the storage daemon device, etc. In Bacula Enterprise Edition, the storage daemon device is able to use the same disk volume for multiple concurrent restores, so it is possible to use concurrent jobs for Oracle database backup and recovery.
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