Back up, restore, and tune your database using Packt’s new book and eBook.

October 2013 | Enterprise, Oracle

Packt are pleased to announce the release of Oracle Database 12c Backup and Recovery Survival Guide, a practical reference to all the backup and recovery options available in Oracle. This book is an essential guide for anybody currently working as a Database Administrator. The print book is 440 pages long and is competitively priced at $59.99, whilst the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $30.59.

About the Author:
Francisco Munoz Alvarez has over two decades of experience in consulting, analysis, support, implementation, and migration of Oracle products. He is also an expert in most phases of the database life cycle. He is a popular speaker at many Oracle conferences around the world and is also the President of CLOUG, LAOUC, and NZOUG. He has previously worked as an Associate Technologist for Oracle in Brazil and Chile and has had the privilege to receive a prestigious Oracle Magazine Editor's Choice Award as an Oracle Evangelist. Currently, Francisco works as an Oracle Professional Services Manager for Revera Limited, which is a leading provider of utility computing infrastructure and enterprise data management in New Zealand. He also maintains an Oracle blog (

Aman Sharma is an Oracle Database consultant and instructor. He holds a Master's degree in Computer Applications and has been working with Oracle Database for over a decade. His main focus is to understand how Oracle Database works internally. He also has very strong knowledge of Linux, Solaris, Oracle RAC, Data Guard, RMAN, Oracle Exadata, and Oracle Enterprise Manager. He loves to share what he learns with the Oracle community; he also participates in OTN (Oracle Technology Network) discussion forums. He maintains an Oracle blog ( and he is a member of India Oracle Users Group ( Aman has also been a speaker at various Oracle conferences organized by AIOUG.

Oracle Database 12c Backup and Recovery Survival Guide introduces you to the world of backup and recovery that is vital to your success. This book is a comprehensive reference guide and will help you to learn some exciting new skills as well as give you some new ideas to improve your database administration. It will also help you to easily find the solution to some of the most common problems you may encounter during your career as a Database Administrator. This book contains useful screenshots, scripts, and practical examples to help you learn everything you need to know quickly and efficiently.

The topics covered in this book are as follows:
Chapter 1: Understanding the Basics of Backup and Recovery
Chapter 2: NOLOGGING Operations
Chapter 3: What is New in 12c
Chapter 4: User-managed Backup and Recovery
Chapter 5: Understanding RMAN and Simple Backups
Chapter 6: Configuring and Recovering with RMAN
Chapter 7: RMAN Reporting and Catalog Management
Chapter 8: RMAN Troubleshooting and Tuning
Chapter 9: Understanding Data Pump
Chapter 10: Advanced Data Pump
Chapter 11: OEM12c and SQL Developer

Packt Publishing have also published these other Oracle Database books:
• Oracle Database 11gR2 Performance Tuning Cookbook
• Oracle Database XE 11gR2 Jump Start Guide

All Oracle Database books are published by Packt Enterprise. Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on Microsoft, IBM, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google, and SAP technologies.

Oracle Database 12c Backup and Recovery Survival Guide
A comprehensive guide for every DBA to learn recovery and backup solutions

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