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Performing RMAN hot backups

As we mentioned, the command-line syntax of RMAN is very similar, regardless of the type of backup being performed. Unlike user-managed backups, performing hot backups while the database is online is almost identical in process to offline backups. The main difference is the state of the database: hot backups run while the database is up and available.

Performing full hot backups

To begin with our hot backup, we should first bring it ...