Tag: RMAN

Use an Existing RMAN Backup with Zero Downtime Migration

Introduction From the very first version, Oracle Zero Downtime Migration (ZDM) supports physical online, and offline migrations using RMAN and Data Guard. However, every migration job was creating a new RMAN backup from the source database to be used to create the target database. Starting with ZDM version 21.2, you can skip the full backup…

Oracle Cloud Services for On-premises Oracle Databases

Introduction We discussed why Oracle Cloud is the best place to run your Oracle databases in a previous blog post. However, it is also understandable that not all databases can be moved to the cloud (yet) and it might be not affordable for everyone to run all of these databases on Cloud@Customer. Keeping your Oracle…

Part 1/5: Zero Downtime Migration (ZDM) – Introduction & Installation

Introduction Oracle Zero Downtime Migration (ZDM) is a free to use software solution that allows you to automate your Oracle database migrations from on-premises to Oracle Cloud. Initially, ZDM supported Data Guard based migrations following the principles of Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA). To support Standard Edition migrations, ZDM uses RMAN backup and restore instead.…

Part 6/10: Migration Methods using RMAN

In this part we will introduce the following migration methods using RMAN: RMAN Transportable Tablespace with Data Pump RMAN Convert Transportable Tablespace with Data Pump RMAN Cross-Platform Transportable Tablespace Backup Sets RMAN Cross-Platform Transportable PDB RMAN Cross-Platform Transportable PDB Inconsistent Backups RMAN Duplicate from an Active Database RMAN Backup & Restore RMAN Oracle Recovery Manager…