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Lesson 1

Oracle Backup and Recovery Methods

Welcome to Oracle Database Backup and Recovery, the second course in a three-course series. This course is designed to introduce you to the detailed backup and recovery concepts and methods associated with Oracle. The first course in this series focused on the general concepts related to Oracle backup and recovery as well as the required Oracle structures and processes for backup and recovery. This course examines the technical details of different Oracle backup and recovery methods that let you diagnose and troubleshoot database problems and failures when recovery is needed.

Course Goals

  1. After completing the course, you will be able to:
  2. Explain Oracle's structures and processes required for backup and recovery
  3. Perform Oracle backup to NOARCHIVELOG and ARCHIVELOG databases
  4. Recover a NOARCHIVELOG database from instance failure
  5. Handle complete and incomplete recovery to an ARCHIVELOG database
Diagnose and troubleshoot database problems and failures

Teaching Mechanisms

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Throughout this course, you will have the opportunity to use several interactive components.

Quizzes and Exercises

You will find multiple-choice quizzes and hands-on exercises. These learning checks will allow you to assess what you have learned and, if necessary, know what lessons to go back and review.

The series

Backup and Recovery Options & Methods is the second of three courses in the Oracle Backup and Recovery Certification Series.
Taken together these three courses will help you to plan and implement a backup and recovery strategy for your Oracle database.
In the next lesson, you will learn about prerequisites to this course.