Restarting a failed Database Upgrade with catctl.pl

What if … What if a database upgrade fails in between? First of all you should have enabled one of the common protections for issues happening during an upgrade: Guaranteed Restore Point to Flashback Database Restore an RMAN Online Backup Restore a partial Offline Backup See our slide’s Fallback section for further details. But actually there are ways to restart the upgrade without the need to fallback in case of a non-destructive incident such as running out of archivelog space. Restart the Upgrade before Oracle Database 12c Before Oracle Database 12c the most simple way to restart an upgrade was … Continue reading Restarting a failed Database Upgrade with catctl.pl