Re: what is the main purpose of cloning a database.

unless its a small database Say <80g then shut it down copy it !
Simple if you can get away with it
> On 12/17/08, Dennis Williams <oracledba.williams@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Nilesh
> >
> > 1. Some databases are so large that cloning is the only method of creating a
> > test database.
> > 2. Before a production change is made, it is recommended that change be made
> > in a test database and then tested. This can avoid the awkward situation of
> > production changes that need to be backed out. Cloning produces an exact
> > copy of the production database.
> >
> > Dennis Williams
> >
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