there was silence on the blog for more than 2 weeks now. And 2018 started already. Let me wish you all a happy and exciting new year 2018. Stay safe and healthy, take care and all the best for 2018 to you, your families and friends!
There will be more updates in the next few days 🙂
Happy New Year!… [Read More]
This question is coming up from time to time – and currently not covered in the official Oracle documentation as far as I know: “Can you simply switch from SE2 to EE with Oracle Multitenant?”
Yes, you can!
First of all, the switch is possible and tested. But you’ll have to satisfy a few requirements:
- Both database versions must be the same
- Both databases must have the same character set (in Oracle Database 12.1)
That’s it.… [Read More]
There’s a new and improved version of the preupgrade.jar (build 5 – May 2017) available for download from MyOracle Support:
The same note will get you access also to the most recent builds of preupgrd.sql for upgrades to Oracle Database 12.1 and utlu112i.sql for the unlikely event you’ll have to upgrade a database to Oracle 126.96.36.199.… [Read More]
This topic fits very well as I present about +100 TB migrations today at the “Harmony” User Group Conference in Finland.
Finland in May
The question whether the PERL scripts for RMAN incrementally rolled forward backups we deliver via MOS Note 1389592.1 (11G – Reduce Transportable Tablespace Downtime using Cross Platform Incremental Backup) will be supported for migrations to non-Exadata systems such as Oracle SuperCluster as well.… [Read More]