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Some IT professionals still have their head in the clouds when it comes to preparing for provider outages and having a database disaster recovery plan.
Backup your Oracle Database on Amazon S3. The Oracle Secure Backup Cloud Module delivers Oracle RMAN integration with Amazon S3 using an SBT library specific to Amazon S3.
When it comes to licensing Oracle Databases on Amazon EC2, EC2 pricing does not include Oracle licensing fees, even when using an Oracle-supplied AMI.
Repairing a database is often trickier than a restore or a recovery; the database may be functioning normally except for an isolated problem that prevents normal transaction processing.
The Amazon Web Services (AWS) are a collection of remote computing services (also called web services) offered over the Internet by Amazon.com.
We acquired a new client who was stiil using shell scripts to execute hot tablespace backups and it got me thinking about how much I take RMAN for granted these days.