Q
Problem solve Get help with specific problems with your technologies, process and projects.

Is archive log required?

Is it required to maintain the archive log? If I have a valid backup of the full database up to 9 p.m., and my daatabase failed at 12 p.m., and I have the archive log of three days' data, and up to this second a valid archive log... in this case, for recoving a database is the old archive backup (from the date of database creation) required or not?

In order to recover the database, you'll need your most current backup and all archived logs generated since that backup. The system will not use archived logs older than your backup for recovery. This assumes you want to recover as much data as possible.

For More Information


Dig Deeper on Oracle database design and architecture

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchDataManagement

SearchBusinessAnalytics

SearchSAP

SearchSQLServer

TheServerSide.com

SearchDataCenter

SearchContentManagement

SearchHRSoftware

Close