November 2017

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Backup and Recovery is one of the most essential aspects of Oracle database administration. Backing up important data protects against many types of failures. During backup, copies of the Oracle data are made and then used for development and testing as well as restoring in the event of a data loss or disaster. This white paper describes:

  • How to use Dell EqualLogic hardware-based SAN snapshots for an automated Oracle database backup and recovery solution tailored specifically for Windows environments using PowerShell scripting
  • The Oracle ODP.NET and RMAN utilities
  • EqualLogic PS Series iSCSI storage and Host Integration Tools for Windows V4.7