Backup and Recovery

Datalock has great expertise with backup and restore methodologies. We specialise in implementing multi-redundant backup strategies.

Datalock is RMAN expert and advocates RMAN usage. Datalock has designed, deployed and tested complete RMAN solutions on all Oracle versions and platforms.

A recently deployed RMAN solution required the design, configuration and scripting for 35+ instances comprising both standard and enterprise 8i, 9i, 10g RDBMS versions on UNIX and Windows platforms. Documentation detailing 15 recovery scenarios passed rigorous GMP validation process.

Advantages of RMAN include:

  • Faster Backups.
  • Easier restore and recovery.
  • Faster restore and recovery
  • Additional restore and recovery options.
  • Real time validation of backups.
  • Smaller Backups.
  • Database Duplication.

Datalock RMAN Solution offers:

  • Standardised backup scripts for all RDBMS versions.
  • Standardised restore and recovery scripts for all RDBMS versions.
  • Standardised master and wrap around scripting for Windows and UNIX.
  • Inclusion of all required and configuration files and structural information.
  • Comprehensive Documentation.
  • Comprehensive restore and recovery testing.
  • Emailed output indicating success or failure for each backup.
  • Cumulative incremental and cumulative differential backups.

Datalock provides additional backup and restore services:

  • Hot OS backups
  • Cold OS backups
  • Recovery documentation for hot / cold OS backups
  • ASCII Export scripting.
  • ASCII Data Pump scripting.
  • Import recovery documentation.
  • 3rd party integration – tape management systems (TSM, Legato, ADSM)
  • Standby Databases
  • Data Guard