Re: Migration from 8i to 11g

From: kathryn axelrod <>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2012 09:58:47 -0800
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>any other suggestions or comments we may take care of?

Probably not at all what you were looking for, but I can't help but ask: Oracle doesn't support a direct 8i>11gR2 upgrade (551141.1) so what happens if something goes wrong during the upgrade/you encounter a completely wonky bug right after?

On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 5:39 AM, David Ramírez Reyes <> wrote:
> Hello all!
> We have some old instances running on Oracle 8i ( and right now we
> are planning to migrate those to the latest version of Oracle (11g release
> 2); I know that this is maybe an insane migration, but we as DBA's, don't
> have that decision in our hands (this idea comes directly from the CIO, we
> would like to migrate to 10g first).
> We have made some tests and the migration seems to be clean, but I must say
> that this is the first time am using 11g and I would not like to find any
> "surprise" when moving...
> Apart from the client upgrade, any other suggestions or comments we may
> take care of?
> Any information is appreciated!
> Regards
> David Ramírez
> --

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