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...