Upgrade refers to the replacement of a product with a newer version of the same product. - replace (a software program) with a more recently released, enhanced version. - replace (a hardware device) with one that provides better performance.

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PostgreSQL: pg_upgrade failing because hstore incompatible

I'm trying to migrate from PostgreSQL 9.4.5_2 -> 9.5.3 I'm trying to use pg_upgrade (from 9.5.3 distribution) and getting the following error: pg_dump: [archiver (db)] query failed: ERROR: ...
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Geography data type and Upgrading from 2008 r2 to SQLServer 2014

I am getting a warning about a data type called geography and the warning says Warning about client side usage of GEOMETRY, GEOGRAPHY and HIERARCHYID. Our system has 1 column of data type geography. I ...
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How can I upgrade PostgreSQL while using PgQ queue system?

I'm using PostgreSQL 9.3 and PgQ 3.2.6 for about two years and now it's time to upgrade. I found out that upgrading PostgreSQL is fairy simple. Just install new Postgres version and then: sudo ...
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Apache Cassandra 2.0.12 is not compactable with 2.1.X version

I am trying to upgrade my cassandra from C* 2.0.12 to C* 2.1.13 version. I am following the upgrade procedure as specified in DataStax doc As per the C* CHANGES.txt file, it's clear that upgrade to ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Evaluation

Was hoping someone could assist me on finding the SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Evaluation? I am trying to create a test environment for a SharePoint migration, and part of the step is from WSS 3.0 ...
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How to upgrade PostgreSQL 7.3 to 9.3?

I want to upgrade the PostgreSQL database from 7.3 to 9.3. Please help me how to perform the upgrade.
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Converting old SQL 2000 Non-Ansi code to SQL 2012 compatible

We have a legacy application that is only used for a read only reference. It is using SQL Server 2000. We want to migrate its database to SQL version 2012, however we can't upgrade the software and ...
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Upgrading SQL Server 2012 Enterprise SP1 (11.0.3000.0) to SP2 or SP3

We need to upgrade our production SQL Server 2012 Enterprise SP1 (11.0.3000.0) to SP2 or SP3. So which one would be more stable out of those 2 service packs and also how could this be achieved with a ...
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MySQL Upgrade query

I have 5.5.44-log MySQL Community Server (GPL) running in one of my RHEL 6.4 server. I need to upgrade the server to Percona Server-5.6.29-76.2. How to go about the upgrade? Should I completely remove ...
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Can mirroring be used to upgrade SSRS?

Can you use mirroring to upgrade SSRS? For instance, I've upgraded from SQL 2005 to SQL 2014 with mirroring. SSRS is running on the same box as my database server. I'm going from SQL 2012 ...
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Warning after upgrading from dockerized postgres 9.3.10 to Postgres 9.5.2

I've just finished an upgrade on an Ubuntu box with a dockerized Postgres container. The upgrade appears to have gone off great. But when log in to the docker container/server I get a warning message: ...
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Upgrade from Postgres 9.3 to 9.5

I’m attempting my first upgrade of Postgres from 9.3 to 9.5. I’ve run into two roadblocks but not sure how to get around them. I have my 9.3 PGDATA set to /data/postgres, which is a separate ...
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SQL Server - SQL Plan Management for baseline

I am a .Net developer. I have a database upgrade coming up (from SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2012). The database team will be handling the migration. But I have seen forums posts saying that after ...
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Postgres 9.4 to 9.5 using Yum and pg_upgrade - CentOS 6.7 (Final)

I am attempting to do an upgrade between Postgres 9.4 to 9.5 on a CentOS 6.7 system. I have reviewed both: ...
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A good way to verify if the update has no problems?

I don't know if this is a stupid question, but I'm upgrading my test instances to SQL Server 2014. I've installed SP1, after I will install Cumulative Updates. It's working fine, but is there a way ...
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Upgrade cluster sql server 2014

How can I upgrade SQL Server cluster 2012 to SQL Server 2014? Version – Standard. We have 2 nodes and 2 instances on each node. Have you manuals for upgrade 2 instances on cluster SQL Server 2014 We ...
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Risks involved in upgrading to SQL Server 2008 R2

We have quite a number of SQL Servers that need to be upgraded from version 2005 to 2008 R2. Work is planned before the middle of the year as Microsoft is ending its support for the same. The 2005 ...
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Why is my @@Version unchanged after upgrading?

I have SQL Server 2008 R2. I installed SQL Server 2014 with the option: Upgrade from SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2 or SQL Server 2012 and the process ended correctly. But ...
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Can I tell when and who updated my database from v11 to v12 on Azure?

Earlier today I noticed that all my Azure SQL database servers where updated from v11 to v12. I am the only one in my company that should be touching those dials, but not the only person in my company ...
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errors install and start postgresql-9.5

UPDATE Why I run "sudo apt-get purge postgresql-9.4 postgresql-client-9.5 postgresql-client-common postgresql-common" and everything is OK??? My ubuntu is 12.04.1. Does it matter with this? I ...
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SQL Server AlwaysOn database stuck in Not Synchronizing / In Recovery mode after upgrading. Error: Cannot open database '…' version 782

While testing an upgrade from SQL Server 2014 SP1 (12.0.4422.0) to SQL Server 2016 CTP 3.2 (13.0.900.73) I was following the recommended update process and ran into an issue where the database would ...
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Upgrade PostgreSQL 9.4 to 9.5 : LC_ALL unset

I'm trying to upgrade my PostgreSQL 9.4 database to PostgreSQL 9.5 but everytime while running sudo pg_upgradecluster 9.4 main I get this error: Stopping old cluster... Disabling connections to the ...
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Move data from mysql 4.0 to 5.6 without corrupting encoding

I have a old mysql database that I would like to move to a recent version of mysql and optimize for SELECT ... WHERE ... statements. It is going to be a SELECT only database. Original database uses ...
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Oracle database patch update doubts

Oracle Recommended Patches -- Oracle Database (Doc ID 756671.1) says the following 4 patches are recommended to be applied to 11.2.0.4 database. Note:21744343.8 Combo of 11.2.0.4.5 OJVM PSU and ...
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Upgrading a big database inside a transaction

Assuming a big database, where normal upgrade (structural changes and data upgrade) currently takes about 2-3 days (not a issue, is not done during production and about 1-2 times per year. Currently, ...
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What are the low hanging fruits of a SQL Server 2014 migration?

I have read about new features and changes of the SQL Server 2014 version. But I still don't know the benefits every server will have by upgrading (from 2008 R2) to 2014? Are there any new features ...
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Upgrade from SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 to SQL Server 2014 Error

I am upgrading from SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 to SQL Server 2014 and receiving an error I cannot get past. Everything checks out before the upgrade runs. The upgrade stops at ...
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Proper way to upgrade Oracle database

Two questions: I have 11.2.0.3 database. I need to upgrade to a higher version either 11.2.0.4 or 12.1.0.2. Which one I should upgrade it to? Im not going to upgrade on the same server. I will have ...
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Upgrade scenario: Oracle 8.0.5.0.0 to Oracle 12c?

we have a very old Oracle 8.0.5.0.0 database here that - unfortunately - is still used heavily as every day production system. I want to start making plans on how to get this DB upgrade to a recent ...
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Is my mssql 2008 standard suitable for web edition 2014

A web edition seems enough for me when I read this. I thought it had a 2gb size limit before? I have three databases our current db and am not doing anything fancy. Just some server agent jobs from ...
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MySQL percona 5.6 to MySQL 5.5 replication

Scenario 1 I am having a MySQL DB on 5.5 which is compliance, So need to upgrade it to MySQL 5.6. while doing this we see that 5.6 is running slow, were as it runs perfectly on 5.5 backup. Scenario ...
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Oracle database doesn't go to upgrade mode

I am trying to upgrade/migrate from 10g to 11g. When I start the database in upgrade mode with: startup upgrade select status from v$instance STATUS -------- MOUNTED It doesn't go to upgrade ...
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Forgot to run END_UPGRADE during a Timezone File Upgrade (ORA-56924)

I ran the following to upgrade my timezone file from 4 to 14. The issue was after running the upgrade I forgot to run DBMS_DST.END_UPGRADE and put the DB back up and enabled incoming connections. ...
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Upgrade MongoDB cluster from 2.4.10 to 3.0.4

I have a MongoDB cluster running on 2.4.10 in production. According to the MongoDB docs, I have to do a step upgrade: from 2.4.10 -> 2.6 -> 3.0.4 For rollback we have to do step rollback: from ...
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How do I quickly tell the structural differences between two databases? [duplicate]

I am upgrading a web application to a newer version and need to migrate the data manually. The newer version uses slightly different database structure. It has added a few tables, but all of the old ...
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Cluster node upgrade of SQL Server 2008 R2 to SP3 fails when moving resource

I'm trying to update a cluster to SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3. I've installed SP3 on the passive node but when I failover the cluster it errors when running through it's upgrade scripts. The messages ...
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MongoDB Upgrade to 3.0: HostAndPort Exception

I want to upgrade my small MongoDB-Cluster (1 mongos, 3 config-servers, 2 shards a 3 nodes) running on OpenSuSe 13.1 (64bit) from 2.6.7 to 3.0.5. But it fails at the second step of the upgrade guide: ...
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Upgrading SQL database resulting error [closed]

I've currently updated my SQL environment and moved everything over to a new database. This includes the BizTalk service we are using. However, when I retired my old database, I started to received ...
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Set sql_mode “blank” after upgrading to MySQL 5.6

After upgrading MySQL from 5.5 to 5.6, some our app face to problem and need set sql_mode to blank to solve this issue. I added sql_mode = '' to my.cnf but there was no effect on the mysql setting. ...
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Restoring and upgrading multiple databases

I have a SQL Server 2005 instance on my PROD server. I have been given a task to migrate databases from that instance to a different box (SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows 2008 R2). The current instance ...
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Upgrading SQL Server 2008 Standard to Enterprise

I'm trying to do the upgrade but when it asks me for the Product Key for the current version, I can't find it. When I go on the MSDN website for it, it says that a key is not necessary for this ...
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Oracle 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.4

I'm planning to upgrade 3 instances of Oracle (all same Oracle Home) from 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.4. I'm going through the installer and I get to the question about Upgrade or install just the database ...
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No significant performance increase after migrating from SQL Server 2005 32bit 4 Cores 4 GB RAM to SQL Server 2012 64bit 4 Cores 32 GB RAM [closed]

We run regularly a series of data analysis scripts on one of our databases. The MDF File of the database is several gigabytes big, the scripts perform not only selects, but also inserts, updates and ...
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Reporting Service 2014 Service Pack 1 Failing to work with error - wrong database version

Tonight we upgraded our SQL Server 2012 (SP2+CU6) cluster with SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1. On that cluster nodes, we have Native mode Reporting Services scale-out configuration. After in-place ...
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Moving from Oracle 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3

We are going to upgrade our database soon from Oracle 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 We have our customer relation application that runs on the Oracle background. Both Oracle and the company that designed the ...
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Do I need to rebuild indexes when upgrading a DB from 2008 to 2012?

I can't find anything on BOL that indicates I need to rebuild indexes or statistics after the migration and compatibility level upgrade of a database. But I have read a few articles/answers around the ...
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“No database selected” or “Table 'DB.table' doesn't exist” failures in pt-upgrade run where queries from multiple DBs were collected with tcpdump

I collected queries on our Master using the following tcpdump command: tcpdump -i any -s 65535 -x -n -nn -q -tttt 'port 3306' > tcpdump.tcp The queries are executed amongst several databases. I ...
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Postgresql upgrade issue

I'm trying to test the Postgresql 9.3 -> 9.4 upgrade process on the development environment on windows and I get weird issue during the pg_upgrade invocation: PS D:\bin\postgres-9.4> ...
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MySQL 5.6 Slaves Fail to Reconnect to older MySQL server when it goes down for backups

I have an existing replication setup with Masters and Slaves running MySQL 5.0. A long existing script runs at night which restarts MySQL on the master with skip-networking, runs a backup, and then ...
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A question about oracle upgrade from 12.0.0.1 to 12.0.0.2 using dbua

I found this guide for upgrade. After the upgrade, can I delete safely the old DB product dir /var/oracle/app/oracle/product/12.1.0 ?