How to Migrate to Oracle 11g With Minimal Downtime
In these tough economic times, organizations are trying to lower costs in all of their business operations. One key method for cutting IT costs is migration: migration to hardware that is less expensive to purchase and operate; migration to less costly operating systems; and migration away from older versions of Oracle that may require expensive extended-support contracts. This paper provides an overview of the types of migrations and their challenges, and describes the established best practices for ensuring success. It also provides details on a proven process for upgrading to Oracle11g that minimizes downtime and the risk of failure by using a data replication solution such as Quest SharePlex for Oracle.