Rapidly growing New Zealand software company launches real-time database replication product to immediate success
Demand for product sees Dbvisit make first sale prior to launch
Date: 18 August 2011
For immediate release
6.0.08 (9 August 2011)
6.0.06 (16 July 2011)
We definitely promote using RMAN for backups of your Oracle database. With RMAN you are able to recover up to the last moment before failure (if you have archive log mode enabled). This is as opposed to a facility like export dumps where you are only able to recover to the point when the export was made (or at some point in time before).
With RMAN you can also restore individual files and tablespaces. With export dumps you can restore individual tables but the transactional integrity is not guaranteed if you restore individual objects.
One of our customers attempted to activate the standby database in a test scenario and received the following message:
SQL> alter database activate standby database
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01195: online backup of file 2 needs more recovery to be consistent
ORA-01110: data file 2: '/u01/oradata/blldb/undotbs01.dbf'
Dbvisit has been renamed to Dbvisit Standby
The elegant and feature-rich web-based GUI for Dbvisit Standby has now been released for all platforms.
New features for GUI:
Considerations for Standby Databases using Automatic Storage Management (ASM)
Every file created in ASM gets a system-generated filename, otherwise known as a fully qualified filename (FQFN). The fully qualified filename represents a complete path name in the ASM file system. An example of a fully qualified filename is:
Find out where the swap space is held:
# swapon -s
Filename Type Size Used Priority
/dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol01 partition 1015800 0 -1
Look at the logical volume:
Our Dbvisit web based version (Dbvisit Standby version 6.0) was scheduled to be released in April. Unfortunately this has been delayed while we try and resolve all remaining issues to ensure a stable version when we do release.
We are hoping to have Dbvisit Standby released at the end of May 2011.