Using current_scn for RMAN incremental ? Think again..

I am bloging about experience we had using rman incremental backup for syncing standby database. We had a standby database which lagged by considerable time and we decided to use rman incremental database to make it current. We have done this in past and used normal procedure of taking current_scn from V$database on standby and took…

Physical Corruption: ORA-1578 part 3

Recently we encountered a block corruption issue in 10g database on Linux x86 64 bit and using ASM for storing database files. Saurabh had earlier written articles on ora-1578. http://askdba.org/weblog/2008/04/physical-corruption-ora-1578-part-1/ http://askdba.org/weblog/2008/05/physical-corruption-ora-1578-part-2/ It was first time I was working on a corruption issue, so I followed above notes and found them quite useful. Good thing about…