Re: RMAN backup on SunOS 10g to Oracle 11g Windows

From: Frank van Bortel <>
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2008 11:34:47 +0100
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EdStevens wrote:
> On Jan 18, 10:57 am, Pradeep Kumar <> wrote:

>> Hi all,
>>      I would like to know if it is possible to restore RMAN created
>> backups from a SunOS oracle 10g db system to a Windows Server 2003
>> oracle 11g system?
>> Will it be compatible?

> Are SunOS data files binary compatible with Windows Server 2003?
> Is an Oracle 10g database the same as an 11g?
> Restoring a database is essentially nothing more than restoring files
> from backup and possibly re-applying redo. rman automates and
> simplifies this, but its job description doesn't include binary file
> translations between O/S's, nor does it include database upgrade
> services.

Cross platform and cross-endian TTS are supported as of 10G Rel 2 - so RMAN might do, too.

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Frank van Bortel

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Received on Sat Jan 19 2008 - 04:34:47 CST

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