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Clone Database From NetBackup…Or..”Where Is The Tape, Watson?”

When cloning a live database, this has it’s impact on the live database..open door, I know, but still, it’s a fact. This is not always what we want, since the users can have a lot of issues and even on … Continue reading

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Configure NetBackup For Oracle RAC..Or..”Back Me Up!”

When configuring Netbackup to backup a RAC database, we ran into the following error: 1/29/2016 3:28:02 PM – Info bphdb(pid=2717) INF – Database status is: SHUTDOWN 1/29/2016 3:28:02 PM – Info bphdb(pid=2717) INF – Database open mode is: NOT MOUNTED … Continue reading

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Restore Oracle database from Netbackup..Or…”Gimme Back My Database!”

When switching over from regular FRA backups to Netbackup, things changed a bit in the way restores are done. At least at our site. The good news is, although the backup and scheduling is not the task of the DBA … Continue reading

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Retrieve DBID from an Oracle Netbackup..Or..”What’s The Number Again?”

Of course we make backups. Never ever things go wrong…But when they do..It goes south real fast real soon…One of the things easily overlooked is to note down the DBID of the database. Not needed on a daily basis, but … Continue reading

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