This guide provides a compilation of topics from the Oracle Database user assistance documentation that are collected to help you complete a specific use case scenario.

Use Case Scenario for this Document

Use this scenario document to assist you to upgrade and convert to a PDB an earlier release non-CDB to the new release Oracle Database with the AutoUpgrade utility.

Prerequisites for this Scenario

  • You have installed a new release of Oracle Database, and you have created a new container database or have an existing container database that can be used.

Oracle recommends that you back up your database.

Outline for this Scenario

  1. Checking Compatibility Before Upgrading Oracle Database. Check that your earlier release is compatible with this upgrade scenario.

  2. Preparing to Upgrade Oracle Database. Review steps and complete preparation tasks for this upgrade scenario.

  3. Upgrading Oracle Database. Upgrade and convert your database from a non-CDB to a PDB on a multitenant Oracle Database 19c using the AutoUpgrade utility.

  4. Post-upgrade tasks for Oracle Database. Complete this basic list of post-upgrade tasks.

These steps correspond to the chapters in this document.

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