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Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1) Upgrade New Features (Doc ID 1515747.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 12.1]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

To describe the new upgrade features for Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1)

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In this Document
Purpose
Details
 DBUA is now panel based (same as OUI) and the upgrade is divided into the following phases:
 Enhanced Upgrade Automation with New Pre-Upgrade Information Tool
 Parallel Processing for Database Upgrade
 New Upgrade Utility catctl.pl
 Oracle XML Database is now mandatory with installation
 Upgrade log files
 Oracle EM Express
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