Re: RMAN + NetApps

  • From: Robert Freeman <robertgfreeman@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: niall.litchfield@xxxxxxxxx, John.Fedock@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2009 11:55:35 -0700 (PDT)

Or you could look at secure backup as an alternative to MML...

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From: Niall Litchfield <niall.litchfield@xxxxxxxxx>
To: John.Fedock@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 11:50:42 AM
Subject: Re: RMAN + NetApps

if your stategy is to backup directly to tape then *RMAN* must integrate via 
the mml. If it's to backup to disk and then tape, then *you* need to 
co-ordinate the rman policy with the tape backup policy. if its to backup to 
disk only then its probably not an issue. 

On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 4:33 PM, Fedock, John (KAM.RIC) 
<John.Fedock@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I am looking into moving all my backups to RMAN (
>Readingthru the doco, my first impression is that is must integrate with your 
>tape backups, so RMAN knows when items can be safely deleted.  
>Our systems team has started to use NetApps to take disk level snapshots as 
>part of their new backup procedures.   Can anyone explain to me as to how RMAN 
>can integrate with this solution (if possible?).
>I am going to google next.
>Thanks all,
>John Fedock

Niall Litchfield
Oracle DBA

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