Date Added: Jan 2010
Many studies show that 40% of application outages are caused by operator or user errors. Making mistakes is just part of being human. But these errors are extremely difficult to avoid and can be very difficult to recover from without advance planning and the right technology. Such errors can result in "Logical" data corruption or cause one or more components of the IT infrastructure to cease operating. This paper focuses on the Oracle Database 10g architecture that makes use of the unique technological advances made in database recovery due to human errors - Flashback Technology.