This text introduces various methods for Oracle database backup and recovery. It includes backup and recovery exercises that can be practised at home which allows the reader to test their skills. Hands-on troubleshooting exercises show common issues that can occur during the backup and recovery process and chapter review questions and answers test reader's kwledge and comprehension.
Kenny Smith (Duluth, GA) is an Oracle Certified Professional DBA and Senior Consulting DBA with Ajilon, LLC. He is experienced in computer applications engineering specialising in client-oriented relational database solutions on Windows and UNIX, has 7 years of C experience, and 9 years of Oracle, SQL, PL/SQL, UNIX and Windows development. Kenny has written numerous articles for Oracle and Profit Magazines as well as multiple industry journals. He presents at many Oracle conferences, including IOUG-A, UKOUG, and Oracle OpenWorld.