Understanding the backup types
In an autonomous environment, all DB tasks are managed automatically; in the same way, the backup will also be taken care of by itself. But we do have a provision to back up the data manually. Let’s discuss both methods.
Working with automated backup in the OCI portal
Figure 5.1 – Automatic backup list
In general, an Oracle database has various methods to take backups. RMAN is one of the proven methods to take Oracle database backup. This method has the luxury of taking a backup of either the full database or only changes that happened after the last full backup (incremental backup). Also, it has features to validate the backup before Restore. In an autonomous environment, the automated database backup takes RMAN full...