On a regular basis the Database Upgrade Team releases new and improved versions of the preupgrade tools via a MyOracle Support note. And it’s time again: the September 2017 releases of preupgrade.jar and preupgrd.sql are available for download.
September 2017 releases of preupgrade.jar and preupgrd.sql are available
Please ALWAYS download the most recent versions of preupgrade.jar for upgrades to Oracle Database 12.2 and preupgrd.sql (including utluppkg.sql) for Oracle Database 22.214.171.124 upgrade from MOS Note: 884522.1.… [Read More]
The Oracle Optimizer Statistics Advisor in Oracle Database 126.96.36.199 is something I planned to write about for quite a while. Roy and I include this topic in the New Features section in our Upgrade / Migrate / Consolidate to Oracle Database 12.2 slide deck for some time. This blog post (in German only) by my former team mate Ulrike Schwinn inspired me to post something by myself.… [Read More]
At the moment I work with one of our reference customers, Swiss Mobiliar Insurance, on their Multitenant upgrade to Oracle Database 188.8.131.52. And we encountered an “interesting” issue. After upgrade we received an ORA-44787 making it impossible to switch between containers with “alter session set container=pdb1;” commands.… [Read More]
Oracle APEX (Application Express) clean up in Oracle Database 11.2-12.2 is fairly simple and straight forward. With the upgrade to Oracle Database 184.108.40.206 Oracle APEX does not get upgraded automatically anymore. If necessary you should upgrade Oracle APEX upfront of afterwards. But please do keep an eye on the APEX certification with Oracle Database 220.127.116.11 to avoid any issues: