Re: Use the same database release on the primary and standby databases
Date: Mon, 1 Feb 2010 11:51:41 -0600
The reason we are relectant to upgrade at the standby site is that it is holding another standby instance from another primpary database. (If it runs into problem, we will have to clone the oracle_home, upgrade and recreate the standby.) Thanks, Roger
On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 11:46 AM, Mark W. Farnham <mwf_at_rsiz.com> wrote:
> For any point release this is *likely* to work in a given test, but there is
> a PROBLEM.
> The problem is that unless Oracle declared that a given point release had no
> changes to existing output possibilities to redo logs in support of any
> fixed or new features, you would be faced with the possibility of records in
> the new redo logs that would not be understood correctly in the older
> release. So even if you tested a substantial set you would have no
> reasonable expectation of reliability.