Re: Zero Downtime Upgrade and Migration

Quest Shareplex can do 8i -> 11g --

see
http://www.quest.com/Quest_Site_Assets/PDF/DSD_SharePlex_for_Oracle_2.pdf

With (almost) no downtime.

Stefan
<http://www.quest.com/Quest_Site_Assets/PDF/DSD_SharePlex_for_Oracle_2.pdf>
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On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 4:10 PM, Goulet, Richard <Richard.Goulet@xxxxxxxxxxx
> wrote:

>  Avadhani,
>
>     What your client is asking for is completely impossible.  For starters
> your direct upgrade part is 8.1.7 (or lower) -> 8.1.7.4 -> 9.2.0.8 ->
> 11.2  and your moving os platforms which means a transportable database
> migration.  Way too many moving parts.  What is the size of the source
> database?  If it's small enough you can go the export/import route which at
> least minimizes the downtime.  But your not going to get to 0 on this one.
>
>
> Dick Goulet
> Senior Oracle DBA
>
>
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> *From:* oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:
> oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On Behalf Of *Avadhani mys
> *Sent:* Wednesday, October 13, 2010 5:45 AM
> *To:* ora-apps-dba; oracle-l; oaugnetdba-on@xxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* Zero Downtime Upgrade and Migration
>
> Hello Gurus,
>
> Please let me know any suggestions other than Oracle-Golden-gate to achieve
> Zero  downtime migration.the challenge is we need to Upgrade and
> Migrate Oracle 8i database [Upgrade to  11gR2 and migrate to Sun-Solaris
> from AIX]. This is very critical application and client needs Zero
> downtime.
>
> Please let me know your valuable suggestions on this. And also please let
> me know your valuable inputs/links on the documents on using Oralce Golden
> gate to achieve Zero  downtime upgrade and migration
>
> Thanks in Advance.
>
> Regards,
> Avadhani
>

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