Are you considering migrating your Oracle Database to Oracle Database on the Cloud? Are you planning to backup your Oracle Database to the Cloud?
The Oracle Database Cloud DB backup module, allows you to upload and integrate your On-premise recovery manager with Oracle Database Backup Cloud service. It is fully compatible with your On-premise DB recovery manager (RMAN) and can be the most secure - optimized approach to upload your DB data files automatically to Oracle Cloud Database.
Oracle Database Backup Cloud service can by itself provide a secure, scalable and most importantly reliable on-demand object storage solution for backing up you ever-growing Oracle Databases to Oracle Cloud .
With Oracle Database Cloud DB backup module you can perform local back ups to the Oracle Database Backup Cloud Service or trial subscription of Oracle Storage Cloud Service. Install oracle database cloud backup module and configure your recovery manager (RMAN) to send the database backup piece to the cloud storage .
Let's take a quick look on how to install oracle database cloud backup module and configure your recovery manager (RMAN) to send the database backup piece to the cloud storage. See bellow the necessary steps and configuration for On-premise Recovery Manager (RMAN) .
Step 1 - Download the cloud backup Module .
Step 2 - Install the cloud backup Module .
Step 3 - Set the database archive-log mode .
Let's now see how to configure On-premise Recovery manager - RMAN to support Oracle Cloud backups. Here is a simple setup of the RMAN parameters .
And now we are ready to start backing up our Database to Cloud DB backup service
Step 1 - Set backup encryption for On-premise recovery manager .
Step 2 - backup On-premise Database to Oracle Data storage .
Now you have your local Database backup on cloud, but you can also use Oracle Database Cloud Service creation wizard to perform an instantiate from backup operation and create a cloud Database CS instance from your RMAN Backup piece of your on-premise DB.
Before you know it, your database is effectively available as a Database on Cloud for you to use. Make sure to also check out Oracle Database Backup Cloud Service documentation. See the white paper for more details about the service.
For FAQ, refer to the MOS Note 1640149.1.