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OpenVMS: Migration note for Oracle 10.2 on Alpha OpenVMS to Oracle 10.2 on Itanium OpenVMS (Doc ID 405742.1)

Last updated on JUNE 11, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 and later
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha
***Checked for relevance on 27-Feb-2013***

Purpose

This document is a copy of the alpha_to_integrity.txt file available under ora_root:[rdbms] directory on a 10.2 Alpha OpenVMS installation. 

Two corrections to alpha_to_integrity.txt shipped with the 10.2.0.2 kit for OpenVMS  are included here.

Correction 1.  

For section 3.2.5 The ORATAB File

Changed:

$ TEMP = F$EXTRACT(0,F$LENGTH(TEMP)-1,TEMP)+F$GETSYI("NODENAME")+"]"

To:

$ TEMP = F$EXTRACT(0,F$LENGTH(TEMP)-1,TEMP)+"."+F$GETSYI("NODENAME")+"]"



Correction 2.

Additional steps near the end of section 5 to rename your datafiles prior to opening the database under the Integrity environment.



The purpose of this document is to provide instructions on how to migrate an Oracle 10.2 database  from the Alpha OpenVMS platform to Itanium OpenVMS platform.   This note requires the Oracle database on Alpha OpenVMS to already be at release 10.2 .  If your Oracle database is 10.1 or older, then use export/import or upgrade the database to 10.2 first.


Scope

This note is intended for anyone wanting to migrate an Oracle 10.2 database from Alpha OpenVMS to Itanium OpenVMS

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 1. Introduction
 2. Pre-migration
 3. Gather Information
 3.1 Gathering Database File Information
 3.2 Gathering O/S File Information
 3.3 Gathering Configuration Information
 3.4 Shutdown
 3.5 Take a Backup
 3.6 Copy Database Files
 3.7 Copy and Adjust O/S Files
 4. Setup New Environment on Integrity Server
 5. Setup Initialization Parameter Files and Start the Database
 6. Configure Oracle Net and Start the Listener
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