Pythian Goodies: Oracle Flash Recovery Area

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On Friday, I announced the Pythian Goodies project, and now here it is, the very first video of the series. The topic is “Flash Recovery Area,” and how can it make your life easier. Of course, we discuss some caveats too.

Don’t forget, the Goodies are intended to be debates, so if you have any questions or follow ups, please post them with the relevant time index from the video.

Flash Recovery Area

Link to YouTube movie:

Downloadable version of the video for iPod:

What is Pando?

P.S.: I know the whiteboard is not very visible. I’ve corrected the camera position in the next one.

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About the Author

An Oracle ACE with a deep understanding of databases, application memory, and input/output interactions, Christo is an expert at optimizing the performance of the most complex infrastructures. Methodical and efficiency-oriented, he equates the role of an ATCG Principal Consultant in many ways to that of a data analyst: both require a rigorous sifting-through of information to identify solutions to often large and complex problems. A dynamic speaker, Christo has delivered presentations at the IOUG, the UKOUG, the Rocky Mountain Oracle Users Group, Oracle Open World, and other industry conferences.

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I am unable to download file for FRA. I already installed Pando.

Please help.



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