Upgrade Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.2

Oracle released 12.1.0.2 Enterprise Manager few days back and have released it for most of platforms. You can directly upgrade Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.1) [with or without Bundle Patch 1] to 12.1.0.2 There are no pre patches required for this. But this upgrade requires considerable downtime. Oracle has termed this upgrade…

In-Place Upgrade 11gR2 RAC : 11.2.0.1 To 11.2.0.2

Sharing a post from my friend “Carthik” on 11gR2 RAC in-place upgrade. Overview ======== Starting oracle 11gR2 the Oracle database and Clusterware upgrades are done via the “Out of place upgrade”. And is the easier way to perform your upgrade.  However, the intent of this blog is to explain how an “In-Place upgrade” of a…

Steps to Upgrade 11.2.0.1 RAC to 11.2.0.2

This post is in continuation to Grid Infrastructure upgrade post written earlier. Ensure that you have downloaded the software and  have upgraded the infrastructure database. Following files contain database software for 11.2.0.2. p10098816_112020_Linux-x86-64_1of7.zip p10098816_112020_Linux-x86-64_2of7.zip Please note that this is full release , so if you are installing new software, you can directly install 11.2.0.2 without…

Get Upgrading: Steps To Upgrade To 11gR2

As 11gR2 is out for Linux, I decided to upgrade one of my existing 10.2.0.3 database to 11.2.0.1 to get the look and feel of 11gR2. Direct upgrade to 11gR2 is supported from 9.2.0.8 or higher, 10.1.0.5 or higher, 10.2.0.2 or higher and 11.1.0.6 or higher. If you have a database 9.2.0.6 then first you…

Mview Complete Refresh and Atomic_refresh parameter

This post discusses issue faced by me while working on Materialized view (mview) creation at new site(database). Starting Oracle 10g, how atomic_refresh works with complete refresh has undergone a change. Atomic_refresh parameter is to allow either all of the tasks of a transaction are performed or none of them (Atomicity). If set to TRUE, then…