Upgrading Oracle Database with a Physical Standby Database

In this article, we can upgrade the 11g database to 12c with the help of DataGaurd Primary DB Name Standby DB Name Database Version Upgrade Version UPGDB UPGDB 11.2.0.4.0 12.1.0.2.0 Step 1: Install 12.1.0.2 binaries on both Primary and Standby Server. Step 2: Shut down Primary Database. Step 3: Shut down Standby Database. Step 4: […]

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Enabling Block Change Tracking on a Physical Standby Database

As with 11g Oracle comes with a new feature for Oracle Data Guard: Active Data guard. And with Active Data Guard enabled we can use Block Change Tracking feature for the physical standby database. Now, what is Block Change Tracking? Block Change Tracking: RMAN¬†change tracking feature for incremental backups improves incremental backup performance by recording […]

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