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RMAN vs SAP BRTOOLS vs RMAN with SAP BRTOOLS

HI All,

currently we are using SAP BRTOOLS based backup and working towards using RMAN.

i have license for NetBackup for SAP and suggested my DBA to go with RMAN with SAP brtools, in turn he wanted to go RMAN and showed me the below table, in order to move to RMAN, i need to buy app pack seperatly

Please validate the below table and provide me your inputs on

if the below is correct ?

can we do changes to scripts to get the benefits of rman in rman with SAP ?

 

Features

RMAN

SAP BRTOOLS

RMAN with SAP BRTOOLS

Full

Yes

Yes

Yes

Level 0

Yes

No

Yes

Level 1 ( Incremental )

Yes

No

Yes

Archivelog Backup

Yes

Yes

Yes

Archivelog Cleanup after Backup

Yes

Yes

No

Controlfile and SPfile Auto Backup

Yes

Yes

Yes

Tape Backup Expiration and deletion

Yes

TSM will take care

No

DBVERIFY Check (Block Corruption)

Yes

No

Yes

Validate tape backup for consistency

Yes

No

No

Backup Compression (Software)

Yes

No?

No

RMAN Catalog as central repository

Yes

No

No

Standby database backup

Yes

No

No

 

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SAP does not support backup

SAP does not support backup with other tools than brtools. Using a pure RMAN soloution will void SAP support.