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BRM Upgrade From 7.5 PS22 To BRM 12.3 (Doc ID 2763581.1)

Last updated on APRIL 01, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version 12.0.0.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

On : 12.0.0.3.0 version, Infranet Install

Upgrading existing BRM (Billing and Revenue management) 7.5 PS22 environment to BRM 12.3 IP3. Currently PROD database is having character set as UTF8.

Following is found in "Software Compatibility document";

https://docs.oracle.com/en/industries/communications/billing-revenue/12.0/compatibility-matrix/brm-software-compatibility1.html#GUID-72FA0577-E265-43FA-9612-F2DBA86C4C91

Character Sets: BRM 12.0 supports AL32UTF8 as its default character set. It also continues to support the UTF8 character set for backward compatibility. The unicode character set AL32UTF8 is recommended for all new BRM 12.0 deployments.

Queries are as follows:

a) Can still continue using UTF8 in PROD during this upgrade ?
b) What will be the impact on BRM schema, if one change character set from UTF8 to AL32UTF8 ?
 

Solution

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