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

Last updated on JANUARY 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.3 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 18-Sep-2013***
*** Reviewed for Relevance 16-Jul-2015 ***
The instructions within this document are supported for the following upgrade scenarios:

10.1.0.3 => 10.x.x.x
10.x.x.x => 11.x.x.x
11.x.x.x => 11.x.x.x

Goal

*** 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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