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Upgrading Oracle Big Data Appliance(BDA) Cluster to V3.0 from V2.5 using Mammoth Software Upgrade Bundle for OL 5.8 or OL 6.4 (Doc ID 1668741.1)

Last updated on APRIL 23, 2017

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 2.5.0 to 3.0 [Release 2.5 to 3.0]
Linux x86-64


This document provides instructions on how to upgrade an Oracle Big Data Appliance V2.5 cluster to Oracle Big Data Appliance 3.0 using Mammoth V3.0 Upgrade Software Deployment Bundle. The instructions provide steps for upgrading an Oracle Big Data Appliance V2.5 OL 6.4 system or Oracle Big Data Appliance V2.5 OL 5.8 system.

Many issues are planned to be fixed in the next BDA release.  Hence waiting to upgrade to that release is a good option.



 Oracle Big Data Appliance Administrators, Oracle Advanced Customer Support (ACS), etc.


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In this Document
 Known Issues with V3.0 Upgrade Patch18637247 (OL 6.4) or Patch 18637243  (OL 5.8)
 Required Pre-Upgrade Validations
 Optional Pre-Upgrade Mammoth Bundle Download
 Schedule a Maintenance Window to Perform the Upgrade
 Pre Upgrade Tasks
 Upgrade Instructions
 Post Upgrade Validations
 Post Upgrade Tasks 
 What If an Error Occurs During the Installation?
 About Software Version Differences
 Software Installed in Release 3.0
 Known Issues with 3.0 Release

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