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Disaster Recovery Best Practices for Exadata Database Machine using Data Guard (Doc ID 1308924.1)

Last updated on JULY 03, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
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.


This bulletin links to the following Maximum Availability Architecture Best Practice Technical Brief to provide database administrators high availability best practices for deployment and management of disaster recovery systems for Oracle Exadata Database Machine.

Oracle Data Guard: Disaster Recovery for Oracle Exadata Database Machine


Oracle Data Guard is the disaster recovery solution prescribed by the Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA) to protect mission critical databases residing on Exadata Database Machine. Data Guard is also used to maintain availability should any outage unexpectedly impact the production database and to minimize downtime during planned maintenance.

Data Guard is included with Oracle Database Enterprise Edition and provides the management, monitoring, and automation software to create and maintain one or more synchronized copies (standby databases), that protect the production database (primary database) from failures, disasters, errors, and corruptions.

The MAA paper: Oracle Data Guard: Disaster Recovery for Oracle Exadata Database Machine provides HA best practices for disaster recovery for Exadata Database Machine


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