Flashback DB and DMU to Convert Characterset to Unicode (AL32UTF8) and Revert Back
Last updated on JULY 21, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206 [Release 12.1]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 220.127.116.11 to 18.104.22.168 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-Jul-2017***
How to use Flashback database and DMU for preserve characterset and convert characterset to Unicode (AL32UTF8) and revert back to previous character set?
Can we use Flashback database and DMU to quickly come back to the state to before conversion?
We have tested only with the conversion using DMU (not the csscan and csalter), also we recommend you to test in your lower environment before doing any migration or flashback
Lab Environment used for testing
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