BakBone Offers Online for Backup Oracle Databases

BakBone Software NetVault Oracle Online Application Plugin Module (APM) for Oracle9i databases is now available.

BakBone said the APM provides fast online backup for Oracle 8, 8i and now 9i databases running on UNIX, Linux, Windows NT and Windows 2000 platforms. Cali Sartor, NetVault APM Product Manager, BakBone Software, said “We are continually updating our features and performance standards as the RDBMS market grows and evolves to ensure data-specific online backup and recovery for our customers who require a 24×7 solution. As a member of the Oracle Partner Network, BakBone Software is dedicated to providing the latest in ‘hot’ Oracle database protection for both the legacy and newcomers to the Oracle user community.”

According to the company, features include:

— Hot backup: User databases remain online and fully accessible during backup operations, assuring zero downtime for users.

— Supports multiple databases servers: Displays all available databases and allows backup or restore operations to be applied to any or all-available Oracle servers.

— Selectable database backup operations: An easy to use, point and click user interface provides precise tuning of the backup and restore sets down to the individual tablespaces, control file, multiple archive log directories, and initialization file (including the spfile).

— Raw tablespace support: Enables backup of raw tablespaces without any user intervention.

The Oracle9i APM is available now. Pricing is $995 on Linux and Windows NT/2000 platforms and $4,995 for UNIX.

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