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M5 Cross Endian Platform Migration using Full Transportable Data Pump Export/Import and RMAN Incremental Backups (Doc ID 2999157.1)

Last updated on APRIL 02, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 Cross platform database migration is the process of moving databases to a new platform, including Exadata Database Machine, Exadata Cloud@Customer, Exadata Database Service, etc. This note provides a simple, reliable, and fast migration solution with minimal downtime.
The information below will guide you in performing a cross platform (Big Endian to small Endian, vice versa, or same platform when Data Guard option is not available) database migration.


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In this Document
 High level migration process
 Detailed migration workflow
 Migration process explained
 Step-by-Step Migration
 1. Preparation
 2. Level 0 Backup
 3. Level 1 Backup
 4. Final Level 1 Backup
 5. Data Pump Import
 Appendix Section 1
 Appendix Section 2
 Appendix Section 3
 Appendix Section 4
 Appendix Section 5
 Appendix Section 6

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