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Redo and Undo

  • Thomas Kyte
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter describes two of the most important pieces of data in an Oracle database: redo and undo. Redo is the information Oracle records in online (and archived) redo log files in order to “replay” your transaction in the event of a failure. Undo is the information Oracle records in the undo segments in order to reverse, or roll back, your transaction.

Keywords

Temporary Table Media Failure Index Block Oracle Database Buffer Cache 
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Copyright information

© Thomas Kyte 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Kyte
    • 1
  1. 1.VAUnited States

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