About backing up Oracle RAC resources

Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC) is an active-active cluster with shared storage, in which multiple instances share a single physical database. Since all of the participating nodes can access the database, you can initiate backup, restore, or recovery from any node. Oracle RAC databases appear in the media server's backup selection list, under the node Oracle Real Application Clusters.

Requirements for backing up Oracle RAC resources include the following items:

Backing up Oracle RAC is similar to backing up standard Oracle databases.

You should be aware of the following differences:

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