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Y V Ravikumar, K M  Krishnakumar and Nassyam Basha, Oracle Database Upgrade and Migration Methods, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2328-4_2

2. Database Upgrade Methods

Y V Ravikumar1, K M Krishnakumar2 and Nassyam Basha

(1)Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

(2)Bangalore, Karnataka, India

(3)Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India

In Chapter 1, we discussed database upgrades and their benefits. In this chapter, you will explore all the available upgrade methods.

As part of the first step of an upgrade, you install the binaries for the higher database version. They can be installed on the same server or on a different server. Before performing any upgrade steps in the source database you need to make sure that the higher-version ...

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