ARCHIVELOG and NOARCHIVELOG Mode
One of the important decisions you need to make as a DBA is to determine if the
database must be run in ARCHIVELOG mode or NOARCHIVELOG mode. The mode you
choose depends on your availability and reliability requirements. It also impacts the
type of backup and recovery operations that you can perform.
In NOARCHIVELOG mode, the filled redo log groups that become inactive can be reused.
This mode protects the database against instance failure, but not against media failure.
In ARCHIVELOG mode, filled groups of redo logs are archived. This mode protects the
database from both instance and media failure, but may require additional hardware
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