A sound database backup and recovery plan is crucial to protecting data in the event of media loss and physical corruption on production storage systems. Oracle backup and recovery technologies enable data to be recovered from media loss and corruption, as well as from logical errors at the row, table, and database level. This column discusses some of the new backup and recovery features in Oracle Database 11g that improve the manageability of Oracle Database backup and recovery. The column also presents sample questions of the type you may encounter when taking the Oracle Database 11g: New Features for Administrators exam, which enables Oracle Certified Professionals (OCPs) certified on Oracle Database 10g to upgrade their certifications to Oracle Database 11g.
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