Part I: Starting Out 1: Oracle9i Backup and Recovery Architecture Tour 2: Introduction to the RMAN Architecture PART II: Setup Principles and Practices 3: RMAN Setup and Configuration 4: Media Management Considerations 5: Configuring VERITAS NetBackup (TM) 6: Configuring Legato Networker Module for Oracle 7: RMAN and Tivoli Storage Manager 8: Configuring HP OmniBack II v4.0 PART III: Using RMAN Effectively 9: RMAN Backups 10: RMAN Restore & Recovery 11: Using Oracle9i Enterprise Manager for Backup Implementations 12: RMAN Advanced Recovery Topics 13: Maintaining RMAN 14: RMAN Reporting 15: Performance Tuning RMAN Backup and Recovery Operations PART IV: RMAN: Beyond Backup and Recovery 16: Duplication: Cloning the Target Database 17: RMAN and the Standby Database 18: RMAN and Real Application Clusters 19: RMAN in the Workplace: Case Studies PART V: Appendixes A: RMAN Syntax Reference Guide B: Exploring the Recovery Catalog C: Oracle8i Syntactical Differences D: Setting Up an RMAN Test Environment
Robert G. Freeman is an Oracle Database 10g Oracle Certified Professional that has been working with Oracle databases for well over 15 years. He is a Principle Datababase Engineer for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Ut. He resides near Salt Lake with his wife, three of his five kids and cats, dogs and an airplane. Robert is the author or co-author of several Oracle Press titles including Oracle9i New Features, Oracle Database 10g New Features, Oracle9i RMAN Backup and Recovery and Portable DBA: Oracle. Matthew Hart (Colorado Springs, CO) has worked exclusively with the Windows Operating System for more than 5 years, the last 3 of which have been with Oracle Corporation, assisting Oracle customer implement the RDBMS on Windows NT and 2000. From 1999 onward, his role has increasingly become focused on Oracle's high availability solutions, specifically Oracle Recovery Manager and Oracle Advanced Replication. For the past 6 months he has been involved in the beta testing of Oracle9i, and he currently supports beta customers who are rolling out 9i into the enterprise. Matthew became an Oracle Certified Professional in May 1999.