Upgrade Guide Introduction to Upgrading Oracle Database Overview of Oracle Database Upgrade Tools and Processes Overview of Oracle Database Upgrade Tools and Processes Review these topics to understand Oracle Database terms, tools and processes. Topics: Definition of Terms Upgrading and MigratingUpgrading and migrating are different types of database changes. Upgrade and Data Migration Methods and ProcessesOracle provides features and products to automate the upgrade process, and to assist you with completing upgrades efficiently. Oracle Database Releases That Support Direct UpgradeReview the supported options for direct upgrades to the latest Oracle Database release. Where to Find the Latest Information About Upgrading Oracle DatabaseIn addition to this document, Oracle provides information about upgrades on its support site, and through its Pre-Upgrade Information Tool.