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Do I need to include my online redo logs in a hot backup ?


Author's name: Connor McDonald

Author's Email: connor_mcdonald@yahoo.com

Date written: Nov 11, 2001

Oracle version(s): 7.3+

Do I need to include my online redo logs in a hot backup ?

NO! NO! NO! NO! and just in case you missed it.... NO!

Author Title/URL Suggested by Referee's comments
Oracle Technet Connor McDonald Bottom of chapter ("Avoid backing up redo logs")
Howard Rogers Should I backup my redo logs? Connor McDonald A short pdf file with an intelligent discussion of the issues. You will need Adobe Acrobat to read this document.

NOTE - The referenced site was closed down by Oracle Australia. in May 2002. This link has been maintained in case Howards gets permission to re-open the site.


Further reading: N/A


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