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Best Practices for Avoiding and Detecting Corruption (Doc ID 428570.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 31, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema 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
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: to


The purpose of this Note is to explain good practices that can help to avoid the corruption scenarios. Also will explain about various methods to check for physical and logical corruption and basic steps to solve the corruption problems.


The article is intended for Database Administrators who need to check the
consistency of the data in an Oracle7, Oracle8, Oracle8i, or Oracle9i and 10g databases,
and various methods to identify the corruption and explain basic steps to resolve the data corruption


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