How to Convert Oracle Database 12c from Standard to Enterprise Edition ?
Last updated on JUNE 16, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 01-Dec-2016***
Oracle has three main "editions" of the Oracle database, each with different features:
Enterprise Edition (EE) - The flagship Oracle offering with a vast array of tools and features for the large corporation.
Oracle Database Standard Edition 2 - Oracle Database Standard Edition 2 delivers unprecedented ease of use, power, and performance for workgroup, department-level, and Web applications.
Note: Oracle Database Standard Edition 2 is available starting with Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (184.108.40.206). For 220.127.116.11, Oracle Database Standard Edition One and Oracle Database Standard Edition are available.
Oracle Express (XE) - Oracle Database Express Edition (Oracle Database XE) is an entry-level edition of Oracle Database that is quick to download, simple to install and manage, and is free to develop, deploy, and distribute.
This Note provides the steps to convert the Oracle 12c database from Standard Edition to Enterprise Edition.
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