How To Change The COMPATIBLE Parameter And What Is The Significance?

(Doc ID 733987.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 15, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 16-NOV-2010***


How to raise the COMPATIBLE parameter?

You can set the COMPATIBLE initialization parameter to match the release number of the new release. Doing so enables you to use all features of the new release, but prevents you from downgrading to your previous release. Please see Note above if you are Not sure.


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