You can use the Metallic software to back up and restore Oracle databases.


Data You Can Back Up

  • Database files

  • Log files

  • The control file

Backups You Can Perform

  • Full backups

  • Incremental backups

When You Can Perform Backups

  • On a schedule: The server plan that you assign manages scheduled backups

  • On demand: You can perform on-demand backups at any time


Data You Can Restore

  • Full database: This restore operation includes the database, the log files, and the control file.

  • Partial database: A combination of any of the following files

    • Archive logs

    • Control file

    • Individual data files and tablespaces

    • Database archived redo logs

Recover Options You Can Specify

  • Recover to the most recent backup

  • Recover to the current time

  • Recover to a point in time

  • Recover to a System Change Number (SCN)

Destinations You Can Restore To

  • The current location (in place)

  • A different server or instance (out of place)

  • Clone to a new server or a new instance