Database backups are essential for protection against data loss that can hamper business operations. Backup Exec Oracle Agent for Windows and Linux has provided the ability to backup and restore Oracle databases with various storage options like Deduplication storage, tape libraries, and easy-to-use disk storage with the added advantage of encryption for security. Backup Exec will continue to support the Cluster (Oracle RAC) configurations on Windows and Linux, along with standalone configurations.
The publicly released base version of Oracle Database 18C is 220.127.116.11. For Backup Exec to completely support Oracle 18C database, an important patch update 18.104.22.168 from Oracle, which addresses a few critical issues, needs to be applied over the base Oracle 18C. The patch is applicable to Windows and Linux platforms.
The user can perform many advanced operations like multi-stream backups, encrypted backup to safeguard their data, and perform many customized restore operations like pluggable database restore, point-in-time restores, and complete database restores, to name a few. So, start using Backup Exec 21.1 to protect your Oracle 18c database today.