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  • Restoring Oracle 9i backup in Oracle 8i

    We are taking a backup on Oracle 9i but we want to restore it in Oracle 8i -- is it possible? 

  • ORA-01092 error with upgrade

    I am trying to upgrade from Oracle 8.1.7 to 9.2.0.6. I changed the dump file destinations in the init file and set the env variables accordingly. When I did startup pfile = '../init.ora' I got the "ORA-01092" error. 

  • Upgrading Sun OS with Oracle9i

    We have Oracle9i Enterprise Edition running on Sun OS 5.7. We are going to upgrade to Sun OS 10 with Oracle9i Standard Edition. Could you tell me the procedure? 

  • Maintaining dblink between databases after upgrade

    I am using an application on an Oracle 8.1.7 database. It also fetches data from another database (Oracle 7.3.4). Now the 8.1.7 database is getting upgraded to 9i. But the dblink between 7i and 9i is not supported. What could be done to maintain the... 

  • Tools to migrate/export data from 8i to 10g

    I have to migrate or export data from Oracle 8i to Oracle 10g. The size of the data is approximately 80GB. Are there any front-end tools or other technology that can help me do this? 

  • Migrating 9i database on Windows to 10g on SLES

    I have a 200 GB database running on Oracle9i release 2 on a Windows 2003 platform. We want to migrate the database on SLES 9 server Oracle10g rel2. Please guide me on the steps involved in doing this. 

  • ORA-12518: TNS:listener could not hand off client connection

    When I ran 300 virtual users to connect to the Oracle DB using the TPC-C Job, I got the error: "Unable to attach to a server in logon().ORA-12518: TNS:listener could not hand off client connection. Could not logon to the server. " 

  • What is happening during "linking Oracle database" step?

    During installation using the universal installer, what is actually happening when it says it's "linking Oracle database"? Also, is there another way of creating a database than with DBCA? 

  • Migrating Oracle 8i DB from AIX to Windows

    I want to migrate Oracle 8i Database from IBM AIX to a Windows platform. I have the data dump. 

  • Upgrade OS or database first?

    What should be the first step, to upgrade our OS and then upgrade the database, or vice versa?