|Chapter 11: Facilitating Backup and Recovery||
With archiving turned on, you get the following benefits:
Besides the impact of the archiving process, you have to consider what to do with all the archive log files being created. Again, your database size and number of changes determine how much archive data you will create.
Again, we recommend not only keeping archive logs for some time but also including them as part of your backup. each nightly backup.
✓ You restore that backup and find that you can’t roll forward to the time that your disk failed today because you trashed all the archive logs after
If you haven’t already done so, enabling archiving is a simple process. However, keep these things in mind:
✓ You have to shut down and restart the database.