The database cloning process can be often time consuming, resource intensive and expensive especially for large multi-terabyte databases. This can lead to miss project deadlines or to cause that storage costs grow out of control.
Enterprise Manager 13c Snap Clone instant database cloning allows administrators to create fully functional copies of databases using the capabilities of the underlying storage layer. Snap Clone is also capable to use Data Masking Definitions in order to securely manage test data.
Below video is a demonstration on how to setup Snap Clone with the ZFS storage appliance in order to clone either single instance or pluggable databases (PDBs).
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