Re: 8i-10g upgrade

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2008 08:11:14 -0800
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On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 5:19 AM, Bort, Guillermo <>wrote:

> We thought about DBMS_REDEFINITION (or the legacy alter table move),
> however that would imply creating new tablespaces, and since the rdbms
> server a SAP aplication, creating new tablespaces is a bit of a headache,
> and moving objects arround is even worse. So basically we need to have the
> same structure on another server, move the tbs to locally and still have the
> db synchronized.

DBMS_REDEF requires converting all LONGS to LOBS, which DBMS_REDEF will do, but
that may not be what you want to do. There are some SAP notes on this.

ALTER TABLE MOVE will not work with LONG/LONG RAW columns, and as you are a aware, there
are a few in SAP systems.


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