Amazon RDS for Oracle

Updated

You can use the Commvault software, with the RMAN interface, to back up Amazon RDS for Oracle instances.

Note: You can use Commvault capabilities to protect Amazon RDS Custom for Oracle by using an in-guest Oracle agent. For more information about deploying the Oracle agent on Amazon RDS Custom, see Getting Started with Oracle.

Backups

Data You Can Back Up

  • Oracle user databases (data)

  • Oracle archive logs

Data You Cannot Back Up

You can use a file server agent to back up the following content, which is not included in backups of Oracle databases:

  • Operating system data

  • Oracle application files

  • Oracle server system databases

Backups You Can Perform

  • Full backups

  • Incremental backups

  • Archive log 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

Restores

Backups You Can Use for Restores

  • The most recent backup: For example, restore the most recent backup to its original location

  • A backup from a specific date: For example, restore data to a point in time before it became unusable

  • Backups from a date range: For example, restore data that was accidentally deleted

Destinations You Can Restore To

You can restore to the following out-of-place destinations:

  • An instance in the same cloud platform or a different cloud platform (such as Amazon, Google, Alibaba, or Azure) across regions

  • A different Oracle instance that runs in Amazon EC2

  • An on-premises instance

  • A disk location