LinuxPR: Knox Software Ships Oracle Tested Hot Backup Solution for Oracle8i on Linux

“Arkeia for Oracle8i Recovery Manager Protects Databases Running
on 24/7 Production Servers”

“Knox Software, a Southern Calif.-based developer of enterprise
network backup software, announced today that it has shipped
Arkeia® for Oracle8i ™ Recovery Manager
(RMAN), a network backup solution for enterprise-class
Oracle8i databases running on the Linux platform.”

“Arkeia for Oracle8i RMAN provides
Oracle® database administrators with a seamless,
Oracle-tested solution for backing up Oracle8i (versions
8.1.6 or later) on Linux. Unlike conventional backup products that
require Oracle8i to be taken offline prior to backup, the
tight integration of Arkeia for Oracle8i RMAN with
Oracle’s RMAN data management API enables database administrators
to both backup and restore databases while leaving their
mission-critical production servers online. For Oracle8i
applications that require 24/7 availability, Arkeia for
Oracle8i RMAN provides the only Oracle-tested backup
solution available today for Oracle8i in the Linux

“As proof of the growing acceptance of Linux in the enterprise,
Oracle8i for Linux is seeing significant deployment in
heavy-duty production environments,” said Doug Kennedy, vice
president, Intel division, Oracle Corp. “Arkeia for
Oracle8i RMAN gives Oracle8i administrators
working with Linux the professional backup and restore capabilities
that they’ve come to expect from running Oracle on other
enterprise-ready platforms. In shipping this new product, Knox
Software has taken a significant step in accelerating the adoption
of Oracle8i on Linux in the enterprise.”


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