This is a topic which doesn’t come up very often. But if it does come up from time to time, and the documentation may give you advice – but as I realized – it does not always give the best advice. When you have to do multiple hops – which should be your intermediate release?… [Read More]
This question comes up very often: What is the minimum supported version for database upgrades? Or a question I received today: “I have an Oracle 10.2.0.4 database, can I upgrade directly to Oracle 184.108.40.206?”
Usually I have to dig into my old slides from the past to give a definite answer.… [Read More]
You may have read already some stories about our successful collaboration with Switzerland’s most trusted insurer, Swiss Mobiliar Insurance on this blog. But today I can add an official reference story in 3 languages about how Swiss Mobiliar Boosts Performance by Upgrading its Oracle Databases.
Reference Story: Mobiliar’s Upgrade Project
And I’m very excited to link the official reference story about Mobiliar’s Upgrade and Multitenant project available in 3 languages:
Is cloning a PDB from Oracle 12.1 to Oracle 12.2 possible?
A colleague raised this question recently. And a customer did ask me the same question a few days before at a user group conference. There are several ways to move a PDB from Oracle 12.1. to 12.2. But the documentation does not say explicitly if you can do a cloning operation between Oracle 12.1 and 12.2.… [Read More]