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Overview Steps of Upgrading Oracle Database with a Logical Standby Database In Place (Doc ID 437276.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform. *** Reviewed for Relevance 16-Jul-2015 ***
The instructions within this document are supported for the following upgrade scenarios: => 10.x.x.x
10.x.x.x => 11.x.x.x
11.x.x.x => 11.x.x.x


*** Reviewed for Relevance 16-Jul-2015 ***

This document describes the traditional method for upgrading your Oracle Database software with a logical standby database in place. A second method in Chapter 12, "Using SQL Apply to Upgrade the Oracle Database" of the Data Guard Concepts and Administration guide describes how to upgrade with a logical standby database in place in a rolling fashion to minimize downtime. Use the steps from only one method to perform the complete upgrade. Do not attempt to use both methods or to combine the steps from the two methods as you perform the upgrade process.


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