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What is the Upgrade Path for Oracle RMS 12, and Should RMS 12.1 be Included in a Planned Upgrade? (Doc ID 1311046.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 04, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Retail Merchandising System - Version 12.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This note documents some answers for a case in which the plan is to upgrade to a later version of Oracle Retail Merchandising System (RMS) 12.  It also includes answers to several questions about RMS 12.1.

Questions and Answers

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Purpose
Questions and Answers
 What is the path to upgrade a set of Retail products to latest available 12.0.x versions?   For example, can you go directly from 12.0.6 to 12.0.11, or do you need to go step by step (i.e., 12.0.6 > 12.0.7 > 12.0.8 > 12.0.9 > 12.0.10 > 12.0.11)? 
 Does migration from RMS 12.0 to RMS 12.1 make sense as a path to get increased functionality?
 What does it take to go from 12.0 to 12.1?   Is data conversion required?
 If you want to go for RMS 12.1.x version from 12.0.6, will it be a fresh install and conversion of existing data?  Or can you simply upgrade to 12.1.x using your existing database?
 Where is the RMS 12.1.0 Installation Guide document?  It could not be found on Oracle Technology Network (OTN).
 We are not able to locate the patches/software for RMS 12.0.7, 12.0.8 and so on.
  
 Is RMS 12.1 a base release?

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