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How to Manage and Evaluate the Block Change Tracking Benefits (Doc ID 2821967.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 16, 2023

Applies to:

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


Help DBAs determine the benefits and impacts of Block Change Tracking (BCT).

1. Benefits of enabling BCT
2. When should customers enable BCT
3. Software recommendations and prerequisites for large busy systems
4. Configuration practices
5. Operational practices
6. Troubleshooting RMAN backups with BCT
7. Critical BCT fixed bugs


Intended for DBAs tuning or trying to determine the benefits of using BCT.
Intended for DBAs to determine whether they should enable BCT and what information to gather if they encounter any BCT related issues.


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