Tape devices should be used on a regular basis only for archiving files or for transferring data from one server to another.
From my teaching an 11g OCA program, I’ve developed (and will continue to add) a few videos for those who are just beginning with Oracle SQL and DBA and/or those intending to prepare for the SQL or 11g OCA exams.
Do you want to display a super cool logo of your Linux distribution along with basic hardware information?
The “data dictionary” for RMAN is in (a) V$ views from the controlfile and, if a Catalog Schema is implemented (b) Catalog Views.
You can use the following tools to see how long system has been running on a Linux or Unix-like system: uptime : Tell how long the server has been running.