Oracle Database 19c (19.3.0) for SPARC Solaris is available for download

Since yesterday you can download Oracle Database 19.3.0 on premises for Linux. And as of today, 19c for SPARC Solaris 64bit is available, too. Oracle Database 19c on premises for SPARC Solaris You can download Oracle Database 19.3.0 on-prem for SPARC Solaris 64bit now from the usual sources: OTN / oracle.com eDelivery Oracle 19c Documentation And of course you can access the Oracle 19c Documentation from now on as well: Oracle Database 19c Documentation Overview White Paper for Oracle Database 19c See especially the operating system dependent install guides: Database Installation Guide for Oracle Solaris Grid Infrastructure Installation and Upgrade…

Oracle Database 19c (19.3.0) for Linux is available for download

Oracle Database 19c (19.3.0) for Linux is available for download as of now from OTN and eDelivery. For those of you who started with Oracle Database 19.2 already, the Updates (RU) 19.3.0 for the database and GI are available as well for Linux and Solaris. Oracle Database 19c on premises for Linux You can download Oracle Database 19.3.0 on-prem for Linux now from the usual sources: OTN / oracle.com eDelivery The download offering includes the zip, the RPM for the database, and Grid Infrastructure, the Client and more. The other ports will follow soon. Oracle 19c Documentation And of course…

Oracle Database 18.3.0 on SPARC Solaris is available

Usually I don’t post twice on a day, especially not on a Friday and not in the holiday season. But since last night, Aug 2, Oracle Database 18.3.0 on SPARC Solaris is available for download from OTN. Oracle Database 18.3.0 on SPARC Solaris is available You can download it from OTN: https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/enterprise-edition/downloads/index.html And I couldn’t find it on eDelivery – where I find only the 18.1.0 version. But I simply may be not clever enough to use the right search phrase (I used “Oracle Database” as “18” leads to something different). Further Information Oracle Database 18.3.0 on premises is available…

Migration IBM AIX ==> SPARC Solaris with Data Guard

Can we migrate our database with Oracle Data Guard? We are getting this question asked quite often during our workshops or via email. And if you are staying within the same operating system family (such as Red Hat 5.8 to OL 7) all is fine, and this is one of the best and most simple approaches to jump between servers. Even when you add a subsequent database upgrade all is very straight forward. But what if you mix operating systems? The Support Note for Heterogeneous Data Guard Configurations explains which combinations are allowed beginning with specific releases: MOS Note: 413484.1 Data Guard Support…

Simplify your Migration from AIX to Solaris

There is a brand new white paper available that will be of interest to anybody contemplating a database and/or application migration from AIX to Solaris. Simplify the Migration of Oracle Database and Oracle Applications from AIX to Oracle Solaris gives a good description of the steps involved in planning and executing a migration project, along with the benefits you can expect to achieve and a solid example of migration using Oracle Data Pump, complete with scripted steps.