How much time do you have to perform the upgrade? I upgraded a 1TB database from 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206 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. > This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you have received this email in error please notify the system manager. This message contains confidential information and is intended only for the individual named. If you are not the named addressee you should not disseminate, distribute or copy this e-mail.