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Re: From LAN to Web !!!

From: ptreves <ptreves_at_sympatico.ca>
Date: 27 Jun 2004 16:36:23 -0700
Message-ID: <2bc13a26.0406271536.4347abb4@posting.google.com>


Hello,

What is my alternative to 9iAS R2 ? going to 10g ?? What do you suggest I do ?

PT

anacedent <anacedent_at_hotmail.com> wrote in message news:<8OpCc.2965$rn1.317_at_okepread07>...
> ptreves wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am currently running an Oracle 8.0.5 Database about 1.2 GigaBytes in
> > size on a Novell 5.1 server.
> >
> > 1) I want to migrate to a Linux Red Hat 8 Server (I know that I have
> > to upgrade to Linus Red Hat Enterprise 3 (ES)) No questions about
> > that.
> >
> > 2) I want to upgrade from a 8.0.5 Database to a 9i database. I have
> > heard there are 3 possible ways of doing this: directly by
> > import/export, going to 8.0.6 then 9i or going to 8i and then 9i. What
> > do you think is best ? and why ?
>
> IMPORT/EXPORT must be used because your going between 2 different OSes.
> The fewer the steps the better it will be for you.
>
> >
> > 3) I want to go from a Client/Server architecture with about 8 clients
> > to a Web architecture. I have heard that I would need to purchase iAS
> > (Internet Application Server) in order to manage multiple
> > Forms/Reports request at the same time. What can iAS do that I cannot
> > do with Oracle 8i, Oracle 9i ?
>
> 9iAS R2 is filled with many, many, many bugs. Avoid it like the plague!
>
> >
> > -----
> > Also, my current Oracle Forms/Reports application uses Parameter Forms
> > and is based on the RUN_PRODUCT builds. Going to 9i with iAS, what
> > kind of modifications should I expect to do to my Oracle Forms/Reports
> > to goto a Web based application ? I have heard that I might have to
> > modify some Report Triggers ?
>
> At a minimum RUN_PRODUCT gets changed RUN_REPORT_OBJECT.
>
> >
> >
> > My Oracle Forms/Reports is developped in Oracle Forms/Reports 6i.
> > Would I need to rewrite my application for Oracle 9i ?
>
> From a single 6i source base I also support 9iAS R2 Forms & Reports.
Received on Sun Jun 27 2004 - 18:36:23 CDT

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