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database upgrade policy?

From: Mark Marsden <>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2001 08:00:48 -0700
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Hi Listers

I'm on and wondering about upgrading to as I get the occasional ORA-600/ORA-7445.

Do you upgrade to the latest subversion as a matter of policy
(and not test very much) to prevent possible errors
or only upgrade if you have problems?

Do you upgrade to major versions (7 to 8.0 to 8.1) for increased functionality, cos Oracle are desupporting (the main reason we upgrade) or to improve the CV ;-) with the possible downside of instability.


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