The new AutoUpgrade utility in Oracle 19c

Oracle Database 19c on premises is available – and one of the key features is the new AutoUpgrade utility. In the following days I will publish several blog posts explaining and showcasing the new AutoUpgrade. What is the AutoUpgrade? The Oracle Database AutoUpgrade utility is a new tiny little command line tool which allows you to upgrade your databases in an unattended way. I call it the Hands-Free Upgrade. The idea of the tool is to run the prechecks against multiple databases, fix 99% of the potential issues, set a restore point in case something goes wrong – and then…

Collaborate 2019 – San Antonio, TX – Upgrade Talks and Labs

I have to be careful when posting something today. But this is actually not an April’s fool joke. Collaborate Conference is less than a week away. And for me this means: I’m going to Texas for the first time ever. And I hope to see you at Collaborate 2019 – San Antonio, TX – Upgrade Talks and Labs. Texas? Well, stereotypes are great. I live in Bavaria but I’m actually from its Northern part called Franconia. Which belongs geographically to Bavaria but is different. But when you look from any other part of Germany towards its South, people expect us…

DOAG Conference 2018 in Nuernberg – Upgrade and AutoUpgrade talk

Well, how do I realize it is November already? When I receive my conference pass for DOAG conference. And actually when the first snow falls right on time when I plan to hit the road. Lovely! If you are coming to DOAG Conference 2018 in Nuernberg – Upgrade and AutoUpgrade talk is the one you should see. You can’t find “AutoUpgrade” in the official description? Yeah, true. I added this after the Oracle Open World presentation to get you a sense about where upgrade is going to. And beyond … 🙂 DOAG Conference 2018 in Nuernberg – Upgrade and AutoUpgrade…

OOW2018: The new AutoUpgrade for the Oracle Database

As I wrote the other day, OOW 2018 is not too far away anymore. And if you’d like to see something really new, something which can really really ease your database upgrades in the near future, then you may visit our first talk right on Monday morning at OOW2018: The new AutoUpgrade for the Oracle Database. What is this talk all about? First of all, let me emphasize that we don’t do marketing. We would like to introduce you to a brand new tool we’ll currently have in beta operation at selected customers. And which we’ll release in the new…