|Oracle7 Server Migration Guide||
The process of transforming one version of the Oracle database into a later version of the Oracle database is called migration. Thus, the transformation of an Oracle, Version 6 database into an Oracle, Version 7 database is described as "the migration of an Oracle, Version 6 database to an Oracle, Version 7 database". For specific information on migrating from Version 6 to any of the Version 7 releases, see Chapter 7 "Migrating from Version 6 to Version 7".
The process of transforming one release to another release of the same version of the Oracle database is called upgrading or downgrading. Thus, the process of transforming a Release 7.0 database into a Release 7.1 database is described as "upgrading Release 7.0 to Release 7.1". The reverse process, of transforming a Release 7.1 database into a Release 7.0 database, is described as "downgrading Release 7.1 into Release 7.0". For specific information on upgrading and downgrading between Releases 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, and 7.3, see Chapter 9 "Upgrading and Downgrading between Oracle7 Releases".
This chapter describes migration procedures and the responsibilities of database administrators and application programmers.
Chapter 2: Preparing to Migrate
This chapter describes the steps to take before you begin migrating the database.
Chapter 3: The Migration Utility
This chapter describes the process of migrating your database using the Migration Utility.
Chapter 4: Migrating Using Export/Import
This chapter describes the process of migrating your database using the Export and Import utilities.
Chapter 5: After Migrating the Database
This chapter describes the steps to take after you have converted your database using either the Migration Utility or Export/Import.
Chapter 7: Migrating from Version 6 to Version 7
This chapter describes how to migrate an Oracle6 database to any of the Oracle7 releases using either the Migration Utility or Export/Import.
Chapter 8: Migrating Version 6 Applications
This chapter describes how to run Oracle6 applications against the various Oracle7 releases.
Chapter 9: Upgrading and Downgrading between Oracle7 Releases
This chapter describes how to upgrade and downgrade between the various Oracle7 releases.
This appendix describes the differences between Oracle Version 6 and Oracle Release 7.0.
Appendix B: Summary of Changes in Oracle7, Release 7.1
This appendix describes the differences between Oracle7, Release 7.0 and Oracle7, Release 7.1.
Appendix C: Summary of Changes in Oracle7, Release 7.2
This appendix describes the differences between Oracle7, Release 7.1 and Oracle7, Release 7.2.
Appendix D: Summary of Changes in Oracle7, Release 7.3
This appendix describes the differences between Oracle7, Release 7.2 and Oracle7, Release 7.3.
Appendix E: Migration Utility Errors and Messages
This appendix lists the errors you may see when using the Migration Utility. The probable cause and corrective action are given for each error.
Appendix F: Operating System-Specific Information
This appendix lists references in this manual to your operating system-specific documentation.
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