Oracle Database Administration/Backup and Recovery

This lesson introduces backup and recovery.

Objectives and SkillsEdit

Objectives and skills for the backup and recovery portion of Oracle Database Administration I certification include:[1]

  • Backup and Recovery Concepts
    • Identify the types of failure that can occur in an Oracle database
    • Describe ways to tune instance recovery
    • Identify the importance of checkpoints, redo log files, and archived log files
    • Overview of flash recovery area
    • Configure ARCHIVELOG mode
    • Performing Database Backups
  • Create consistent database backups
    • Back up your database without shutting it down
    • Create incremental backups
    • Automate database backups
    • Manage backups, view backup reports and monitor the flash recovery area
  • Performing Database Recovery
    • Overview of Data Recovery Advisor
    • Use Data Recovery Advisor to Perform recovery (Control file, Redo log file and Data file)


  1. Oracle: Database 2-Day DBA Performing Backup and Recovery


  1. YouTube: Backup & Recovery


  1. Complete the tutorial Oracle: Performing Backup and Recovery.

See AlsoEdit