This is a quick how-to article on setting up RMAN to backup to Object Storage on OCI. This is applicable when you build your on Oracle database on an OCI instance, or when you have a database on-premise you wish to backup to the (OCI) cloud.
My Oracle Public Cloud DBaaS instance did not respond. On closer investigation, it turned out to be down. Mounting the database ended with an ORA-3113 End of Communication Channel. Investigation of the startup log and the database alerts indicated that no new archive log files could be created. The DBaaS […]
Imagine this: You have consolidated you applications into one database (version 10gR2). You take a full backup every Tuesday and Thursday evening and an archivelog backup every few hours. These backups go to an NFS share, and not straight to tape. Everything is running fine until one day a new […]