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New Parameter DB_ULTRA_SAFE Introduced In 11g (Doc ID 465130.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 08, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.1 to 12.2]
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The purpose of this article is to cover the new parameter DB_ULTRA_SAFE which is a new parameter introduced in 11g.

Through the creation of a new initialization parameter, DB_ULTRA_SAFE={off, data_only, data_and_index}, this capability provides an integrated mechanism to offer protection from various possible data corruptions that may impact Oracle Database. This feature improves the data protection capabilities of Oracle Database by offering an integrated mechanism to control various levels of protection from data corruptions. By making it possible to detect data corruptions in a timely manner, this feature also provides critical high availability benefits for Oracle Database.




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