Re: compressed backup - is this a reasonable size

Oops, I meant 700 GB.  The compression was good, but not THAT good. :)

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Jason Heinrich


On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 9:37 AM, Jason Heinrich <jheinrichdba@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> Yes, RMAN backup compression is typically quite good.  I've had a 2.4 TB
> database backed up into <700 MB.  The downside is that restoring the
> compressed backup set can take a lot more time, which is particularly
> irritating if you only need to restore a single datafile.
>
> Of course, you should test the restore to prove that it was successful.
>
> --
> Jason Heinrich
>
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 8:36 AM, Jeffrey Beckstrom 
> <JBECKSTROM@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>
>>  Just ran the following command.  This is our first RMAN backup.  It
>> backed up a 17G database into about 3G of files.  Is this reasonable?????
>>
>> backup as compressed backupset database plus archivelog delete input;
>>
>> Backup states it finished normally.
>>
>> Jeffrey Beckstrom
>> Database Administrator
>> Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
>> 1240 W. 6th Street
>> Cleveland, Ohio 44113
>>
>
>

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