Re: Edition compatibility

From: joel garry <>
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:50:58 -0800 (PST)
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On Monday, December 15, 2014 2:05:07 PM UTC-8, Martin Doherty wrote:
> On Tuesday, November 18, 2014 6:35:09 PM UTC-5, Troels Arvin wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have an Oracle database in an Oracle 11 Enterprise Edition. I need to
> > copy (using Data Pump) its data to another Oracle server. The destination
> > Oracle server needs to be as cheap as possible, so I hope to copy the
> > data to an Standard Edition ONE or Standard Edition with Named User Plus
> > licensing.
> >
> > But how do I know whether the source database is using features which are
> > not found in Standard Edition ONE?
> >
> > If there's no way to know that: If I buy a Standard Edition ONE and find
> > that I can't import data, can I subsequently convert the Standard Edition
> > ONE license to some other Named User Plus edition? (This is basically a
> > question for Oracle's sales department, but I reckon someone here might
> > have experiences from a customer perspective.)
> >
> > --
> > Troels
> Could you possibly use trial license versions from OTN to test the different editions and see which one works best? I believe the trial license lasts for at least 30 days but am not sure. Once you have done the tests, you can then buy the minimum necessary licenses.
> Martin

Be sure and read the license with the download. In general, the cutoff is when you use any code developed in production, which means development databases too after that. My guess is one should be able to do this kind of test without problems. Which is worth about as much as I was paid to say this.


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