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Upgrading a Database Using Transportable Tablespaces (TTS) (Doc ID 1457743.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
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
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 This note addresses upgrading databases via the Transportable Tablespaces method, often referred to as TTS or xTTS (cross-platform TTS).


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In this Document
 Is Transportable Tablespaces (TTS) the best way to upgrade my database?
 What are the prerequisites for using TTS?
 Where can I find a good example for how to do this?
 Can I move my database from this RDBMS/OS to that RDBMS/OS combination?
 Are the following combinations supported?  
  Can I migrate my Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) using TTS?
 Is testing necessary?

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