Database Upgrade Assistant

The Database Upgrade Assistant (DBUA) has been an integral part of Oracle upgrades for many years. This tool, which has been enhanced over the years, provides a guided method of assessing, planning, and implementing Oracle database upgrades. You take the DBUA from the version of Oracle Database that you are upgrading to and run it on the database that you are upgrading. This means that it is necessary to install the target database software on the system to be upgraded. Optionally, you can download the Oracle Database Pre-Upgrade Utility from My Oracle Support ( It is provided as ...

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