Organizations treat their data as an asset. In this regards, the top priority for them is data availability and protection from all sorts of disasters. We have seen more and more organizations investing huge amount of money to achieve continuous data availability and safeguard the data form any aspects. Keeping the data backups off-site also become one of the critical factors of data protection policy. Traditionally, following model is followed by many organizations.

Oracle database backup cloud service offers very flexible and strong protection from disasters:Backups are always available over the internet and for immediate recovery need

  1. Data is transparently replicated across multiple nodes in the same geographic region
  2. Provided end-to-end security
  3. Supports all levels of Oracle editions, DB version >=10.2.5, and compressions
  4. Supports all RMAN operations
  5. Low cost solution
  6. Leverages MAA configuration and BP
  7. Guaranteed backup and recovery operations



Oracle Cloud backup service is a low cost solution with MAA configuration to protect Oracle databases.

Will discuss about 1-Button automated backup tool in the next blog.

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About the Author

Syed Jaffar Hussain

An Oracle Database Expert for over 15 years from his 20 years of Information Technology (IT) career. Over the past 15 years of Oracle journey, he involved with several local and large scaled international banks where he implemented and managed highly complex cluster and non-cluster environments with over 100’s of business critical databases. Recognizing his efforts and contribution towards the Oracle community, Oracle awarded him the prestigious ‘Best DBA of the year, 2011’ and Oracle ACE Director status. He also acquired industry best Oracle credentials, Oracle Certified Master (OCM), Oracle RAC Expert, OCP DBA 8i,9i,10g & 11g in addition to ITIL Expertise. Syed is an active Oracle speaker, regularly presents technical sessions and webinars on various Oracle database technologies at many Oracle events. You can visit his technical blog, where he discuss and writes the workaround/solution about the issues confronted from his day-to-day activities. Apart from being the part of the core Technical Review committee member for a few Oracle technology oriented books, he also co-authored an Oracle 11g R1/R2 Real Application Cluster Essentials and Oracle Expert RAC books. His blog can be found at

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