Oracle Upgrading Oracle:
We know that keeping up with the latest Oracle database and applications versions and patches is one of your biggest job challenges. Oracle upgrades take a lot of time and energy, whether you're a beginner DBA or an Oracle pro. That's why we created this learning guide to help you through the upgrade process. You'll find all the information you need on Oracle upgrades right here, from details on different versions, step-by-step instructions for performing upgrades to 9i, 10g or 11g, and help with troubleshooting and errors.
New in this guide
- Author Mike Ault sizes up the new Oracle Database 11g (What's next: Oracle 11g)
- Five DBA best practices (General information about Oracle upgrades)
- Lessons Learned: Upgrading to Oracle 10g (How to upgrade to Oracle 10g)
This section will get you started with the Oracle upgrade process. Learn best practices for performing upgrades and applying patches and understand the impact that an upgrade will have on your systems. We've also included a troubleshooting section to help you conquer any errors or other issues you may encounter.
All the information you need for performing your Oracle 9i upgrade is right here, from details on the differences between Oracle 8i and 9i, to step-by-step instructions for upgrading to 9i on different platforms, to applying patches to Oracle 9i.
Why upgrade to Oracle 10g? Learn the advanced features of Oracle 10g over earlier versions and other reasons to upgrade, then follow our step-by-step instructions on how to upgrade to 10g with different methods and on different platforms. This section also includes information on the upcoming Database 11g release.
This section will guide you through the process of upgrading your Oracle applications. Learn the basics of Oracle E-Business Suite 11i upgrades and troubleshoot problems you may encounter during migration.