Database Upgrades and Migrations

Upgrade to Oracle Database 19c for the latest capabilities and long-term support. Accelerate upgrades and migrations with a range of database utilities including the AutoUpgrade tool—which can identify and often automatically resolve migration-blocking issues.

  • AutoUpgrade tool

    Upgrade one or many Oracle Databases at the command-line with a single command and a single configuration file.

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Database upgrades and migrations

Complete a simpler, faster, and more predictable upgrade process. Learn more about upgrading Oracle Database with AutoUpgrade by exploring resources, documentation and more.

Hands-free upgrades

Use the Quickstart to plan the upgrade. Upgrade from and higher with the AutoUpgrade Tool using one command and one configuration file, after installing the new binaries and configuring the new release Oracle home(s).

Cloud Migration Advisor

The Oracle Cloud Migration Advisor (CMA) is the best tool for advising you about your migration to Oracle Autonomous Database, Oracle Exadata Cloud at Customer, Oracle Exadata Cloud Service, and other Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Database services—and more.

CMA collects database metadata details about your current Oracle Database environment, including patch levels. (No business data or customer information is collected.) CMA uses this database metadata to provide detailed technical advice about possible migration targets and methods.

Choose and download the most appropriate metadata collection method for your situation:

The documentation for each method describes how to collect the metadata and share it with your Oracle advisor.

Fast external data ingest

Perform high-speed data filtering and loading from external files into Oracle Database tables using Oracle SQL*Loader Express Mode Loading. Access data in external sources as External Tables from SQL, PL/SQL and embedded SQL.

Move to Oracle Database 19c

  • Take advantage of new and improved capabilities in Oracle Database Release 19c

    Oracle Database 19c offers the productivity, manageability and security benefits of a converged database and the longest term of support.

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  • Move to the long-term supported release of Oracle Database

    The long-term support for Oracle Database 19c provides the highest level of release stability and longest duration of support and bug fixes, giving you the most stable platform for your applications.

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