Oracle backup and recovery

In this 2 day course the participant gets a detailed overview of the Oracle back-up and Recovery scenarios. The participant will be able to recognize and describe alternative back-up and recovery scenarios. Real world back-up and recovery scenarios are elaborated on by means of case studies.

This course only treats RMAN.

At the end of the course the student will be able to write a suitable recovery scenario for the most serious disasters.


No public sessions are currently scheduled. We will be pleased to set up an on-site course or to schedule an extra public session (in case of a sufficient number of candidates). Interested? Please let us know.

Intended for

Database and system administrators. Everyone responsible for the implementation of concrete back-up and recovery scenarios.


Knowledge of Oracle (see courses Oracle fundamentals course and Oracle DBA 1 - Core competences).

Main topics

  • Strategy:

Back-up and recovery scenarios • strategy

  • Set-up and architecture • configuration • scripting
  • Back-up:

Options • alternatives • back-up command • scripts

Alternative scenarios • exercises

  • Recovery:

Restore command • alternative possibilities

Alternative scenarios • exercises

  • Additional topics:

RMAN catalog • catalog management (scripts) • special techniques

Training method

Theory and exercises.


2 days.

Course leader

Kris Van Thillo, YottaXpert.