You can use the Commvault software to back up and restore Oracle databases.


Data You Can Back Up

  • Database files

  • Log files

  • The control file

Backups You Can Perform

  • Full backups

  • Incremental backups

When You Can Perform Backups

  • On a schedule: The server plan that you assign manages scheduled backups

  • On demand: You can perform on-demand backups at any time


Data You Can Restore

  • Full database: This restore operation includes the database, the log files, and the control file.

  • Partial database: A combination of any of the following files

    • Archive logs

    • Control file

    • Individual data files and tablespaces

    • Database archived redo logs

Recover Options You Can Specify

  • Recover to the most recent backup

  • Recover to the current time

  • Recover to a point in time

  • Recover to a System Change Number (SCN)

Destinations You Can Restore To

  • The current location (in place)

  • A different server or instance (out of place)

  • Clone to a new server or a new instance

Automatic Discovery of Applications

You can use the Auto discover applications option to automatically find Oracle databases in your environment and install software to back up the Oracle databases. For more information, see Automatic Discovery of Applications.