i wana backup on tape drive. is there any need for thrid party Media managment softwares.? If yes then which software can I use (Please all tell me the software version and release number). I am using windows platform and Oracle 10 g v2
If you want to backup directly to tape, then media management software is required. If you are backing up one server to one tape drive you could use Oracle's Secure Backup for free. They also have a version that you must pay for and license.