Complete Checklist for Upgrading to Oracle Database 12c Release 1 using DBUA
(Doc ID 1516557.1)
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 13, 2021
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later Information in this document applies to any platform.
The purpose of this article is to minimize the downtime while upgrading the database using DBUA.
Database Upgrade Assistant (DBUA) interactively steps you through the upgrade process and configures the database for the new Oracle Database release.
DBUA automates the upgrade process by performing all of the tasks normally performed manually. DBUA makes appropriate recommendations for configuration options such
as tablespaces and redo logs. You can then act on these recommendations. DBUA provides support for Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC).
In an Oracle RAC environment, DBUA upgrades all the database and configuration files on all nodes in the cluster.
Database Administrators, Support
To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.
Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!