RMAN Incremental Backups and Archivelogs

(Doc ID 1527806.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

What are incremental backups? Why are archivelogs still required to recover a database from an 'online' incremental backup?

Discuss the relationship and/or dependency between incremental backup and archivelogs.
 

Solution

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