RE: pa-risc to itanium migration
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2008 16:03:20 -0500
I did a Risc to Itanium migration on 9.2 many years ago. It was a PeopleSoft system, other than the binaries being different and that it was 64bit vs. 32 bit, there are no major differences. There's a utility script in $ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/admin that Oracle created just for this occurrence. Can't for the life of me remember it, Alzheimer's hitting I guess. I will warn you of one side effect, positive, just about all of your users are going to wonder where the faster response time came from.
Senior Oracle DBA
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[mailto:oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org] On Behalf Of Hammond, Charles E. Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2008 3:58 PM To: 'oracle-l_at_freelists.org'
Subject: pa-risc to itanium migration
Good day all,
I would appreciate hearing of any experiences of Oracle database migration from HP-UX PA-RISC to HP-UX Itanium, especially relative to Oracle spincount, cursor sharing, HP-UX config, and any other lurking gems.
Oracle: 184.108.40.206 EE, OLTP avg sustained connects: ~3900
HP PA-RISC: HP9000/800/rp8420, 14 cpus, 48877mb, os: 11.11
HP Itanium: rx 7640, 12 cpus, 49017mb, os: 11.23
SAN: EMC, 1GB interconnects, single NIC
Thanks.Received on Wed Nov 12 2008 - 15:03:20 CST