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    Please Help!!! should I create new DB or Clone!

    Can any gurus suggest??/

    I have PROD and DEMO on Solaris - I want to copy PROD and write over DEMO. Should I delete instance DEMO and create new PROD and ex/im from PROD to new PROD?/

    I quite lack of experience in cloning DB! and never use RMAN

    Any help please!!! am in urgent

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    Dear,

    U mean u wanna go for refresh ??????????

    Warm regrads,
    Shiraz Mustafa

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    Re: Please Help!!! should I create new DB or Clone!

    Originally posted by deloitte
    Can any gurus suggest??/

    I have PROD and DEMO on Solaris - I want to copy PROD and write over DEMO. Should I delete instance DEMO and create new PROD and ex/im from PROD to new PROD?/

    I quite lack of experience in cloning DB! and never use RMAN

    Any help please!!! am in urgent
    is it in different machine?

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    There a lot of ways of cloning db depending on your backup strategy try this :
    clone db link

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    Re: Re: Please Help!!! should I create new DB or Clone!

    Originally posted by reydp
    is it in different machine?

    It is in the same server but different disks

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    please specify other information such as:
    O.S., oracle version, backup methods.
    Can ur production server afford downtime?

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    Clone the DB. I would prefer cloning using OS copy and recreating controlfile.
    Sanjay G.
    Oracle Certified Professional 8i, 9i.

    "The degree of normality in a database is inversely proportional to that of its DBA"

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    duplicate posting, closing...
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