Re: Upgrade -->

From: Robert Klemme <>
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2011 18:15:41 +0200
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On 10.08.2011 13:58, John Hurley wrote:
> Mladen:
> # The first production database in my company is just being upgraded
> from to
> ...
> Good luck and have fun!
> We are working on a 11.2 migration also ... starting to work on
> getting ducks lined up.
> No RAC here at all ... I ditched all that a while back. Like Moans
> says "you probably don't need RAC" ...
> We are going to be using ASM though which requires a separate grid
> home from the oracle home. Just completed first setup testing on a
> test machine of getting it all configured.
> Putting the GI PSU ( patchset update ) onto both homes is
> also interesting.
> Just because there is a 40 page README ( maybe more pages did not
> count ) for the GI PSU ... you would not expect them to actually
> document how to approach a standalone server would you now?
> Some things like crsctl do not apparently work in a non clustered
> configuration even though the doc tells you to run them ... nice eh?
> So you get to fudge your way around *** Aka crsctl stop crs gives
> CRS-4013: This command is not supported in a single-node
> configuration. Of course one could open an SR with Oracle support so
> that they could tell you to follow the README for the GI PSU. Oops
> that's a closed infinite loop eh?

That sounds scary. I wonder how Oracle's sales people justify the price tags that they are holding up with stories like these in the wild - err - public. Thanks for sharing!

Kind regards


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