What is RMAN cloning?

Oracle® Recovery Manager (RMAN) is a tool that can duplicate or clone a database from a backup or from an active database. RMAN can create a duplicate database on a remote server with the same file structure, on a remote server with a different file structure, or on the local server with a different file structure.

What is database cloning in Oracle?

Oracle Database Cloning is nothing but a procedure that is used to create an identical database of the existing Oracle database. The cloning technique is used to make a copy of the existing Database to perform various test activities by DBA like backup and recovery.