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Install, Patch, and Upgrade


Documentation that describes how to upgrade to Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c (

Prepare for Upgrade

Understand new and changed features of Oracle Fusion Middleware Release 12c (

Understand new and changed upgrade concepts (including the 12c upgrade topologies)

Develop a backup and recovery strategy

Develop an upgrade strategy

Review the supported upgrade starting points of your 12c ( Fusion Middleware components

Upgrade and prepare your databases

Use the Upgrade Assistant

Get Started

Download and install the 12c software

Obtain the installation, configuration, and upgrade tools

Upgrade Installed Products

Fusion Middleware Infrastructure

Business Intelligence from a Previous 12c Release

Data Integrator

GoldenGate Studio

HTTP Server

Identity and Access Management

SOA Suite and Business Process Management

Upgrading Enterprise Data Quality

WebCenter Content, Portal and Sites

WebLogic Server and Coherence (Standalone)

Upgrading Oracle Forms 6i to Oracle Forms 12c

Traffic Director

Troubleshoot Your Upgrade

Upgrade Assistant: General troubleshooting guidelines