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VALID_FOR ONLINE_LOGFILES or VALID_FOR ONLINE_LOGFILE ?

VALID_FOR ONLINE_LOGFILES or VALID_FOR ONLINE_LOGFILE ?

This will be a very short blogpost.It started with an internal question and looking into the documentation, I have noticed that in the VALID_FOR specification for configuration a Log Archive Dest (LAD ), there was some confusion about how you need to specify this. So after a bit of research, Oracle Data Guard accepts these keywords in the VALID_FOR clause:

Take into account, that this might change over time. As always, questions, remarks? find me on twitter @vanpupi

OTN Appreciation Day: Dataguard

OTN Appreciation Day: Dataguard

Thanks Tim Hall for the idea about OTN Appreciation day. The feature I like the most in oracle is a rather “old” one, but it can be extremely useful: Dataguard. Why dataguard? I find it extremely easy to set it up, maintain it and it can save you a lot of “troubles”. Especially on big(ger) databases it takes down the time to recover in case of a failure down to seconds instead of hours. The concept is simple: (image borrowed from the…

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