Clone Oracle database

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The clone workflow includes planning, performing the clone operation, and monitoring the operation.

You might clone databases for the following reasons:

  • To test functionality that has to be implemented using the current database structure and content during application development cycles.

  • To populate data warehouses using data extraction and manipulation tools.

  • To recover data that was mistakenly deleted or changed.

The following workflow shows the sequence in which you must perform the clone operation:

clone workflow