What is noncdb_to_pdb.sql?
noncdb_to_pdb.sql gets run only once in the life span of your database. It gets executed when a regular Oracle database (non-CDB) gets move to become part of a Single-/Multitenant deployment as a pluggable database (PDB). But why does it take so long?
You will never run this script again for this database.… [Read More]
2 customers requested a bit more explanation on how to:
Convert and Plugin an Oracle 12.1 non-CDB database into an Oracle 12.2 container database
Cool, I like that 🙂 I will do this right away and use the approach to Upgrade first, then Plugin afterwards.
Upgrading an Oracle 184.108.40.206 database to Oracle 220.127.116.11
First the preupgrade.jar must be executed – please download always the most recent version from MOS Note:884522.1 as the version we publish is usually newer including important improvements (and fixes) than the version you’ll get with the release drop.… [Read More]
What is the best way to move into Oracle Multitenant (which includes Single Tenant with just one PDB) as well?
This question came up on the blog, it’s part of the Multitenant chapter in our big slide deck but let me elaborate this a bit more in detail. Of course there are several ways to move a database into a Single/Multitenant environment such as Data Pump but one fact is for sure: You can’t convert a stand-alone database to become a container database (CDB$ROOT).… [Read More]