[askdba] Re: Upgrade question

  • From: "Pepling, Todd C." <tpepling@xxxxxxx>
  • To: "'askdba@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'" <askdba@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2004 10:59:10 -0500

How much time do you have to perform the upgrade?  I upgraded a 1TB database
from 8.1.7.4 to 9.2.0.4 in about an hour.  Are you changing platforms (i.e.
from Solaris to Sequent) too?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joe Zitnik [mailto:JZitnik@xxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, November 11, 2004 10:06 AM
> To: askdba@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [askdba] Upgrade question
> 
> 
> Gurus,
> We're about to migrate from Oracle 8i to Oracle 9i.  We don't have a
> very large window of down time.  So we dump the data out of 
> Oracle 8i. 
> While we are importing the data in to our Oracle 9i database, is there
> any way we could continue using our 8i database, and then roll the
> changes that occur in the 8i database while we are performing the data
> import in to the 9i database.  I guess what I am asking is: is there
> some way to roll 8i archivelogs in to a 9i database, or an equivalent
> process?  I am confused just reading my own question, but if anyone
> understands, I'd appreciate it.
> 
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