Upgrade refers to the replacement of a product with a newer version of the same product.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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Trying to upgrade PostgreSQL 9.1 to 9.4 on Debian

After upgrading my Debian development box I have both PostgreSQL 9.1 and 9.4 on my system. I want to have 9.4 serve my data and get rid of the outdated version. AFAICS, it is important to use a ...
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Ways to Upgrade Production MySQL db server from 5.5.42 to 5.7.13 with zero downtime

Our product is an enterprise application with MySQL Enterprise version 5.5.42 deployed in many customer datacenters. We're planning to migrate the MySQL db (bundled with our product) to version 5.7.13....
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Can unpredictable feasibility of schema downgrades be handled better?

I have a system backed by a MySQL database, installed via RPM on RHEL-compatible systems. The RPM will automatically run a sequence of "upgrade deltas" (.sql files) to migrate the user's current ...
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Recommended ways to upgrade AlwaysOn AG from 2014 to 2016

What is the recommended process of upgrading Availability Groups with one Sync Replica from SQL 2014 to 2016? My understanding is that in-place upgrades are not really liked among database ...
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ERROR 1091 (42000): Can't DROP 'PRIMARY'; on “mysql_upgrade”

I updated MySQL from 5.5.50 to 5.6.31 on a Centos 6.8 box with Plesk 12.5.30. Using those steps. The upgrade was successful but I ran into trouble with mysql_upgrade. I had to rebuild the permission ...
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Database patch management approach for client-hosted databases

I currently develop software (.NET WinForms) for enterprise customers. My customers host their MS-SQL database for my application internally (on-premise) and I don't have access to it. This has meant ...
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Upgrade a database from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2014

I have database in SQL Server 2008 R2. I took a backup of this database and restored that on a SQL Server 2014 server. However, some of the database queries are not looking compatible to the new ...
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Upgraded to SQL Server 2012 and sql server agent scheduled jobs run twice

We recently upgraded from 2008 to 2012 and with one of our applications running on a ACTIVE & PASSIVE server (Always On) it has been running twice at the exact same time. We verified it wasnt ...
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After upgrade to 2016, can't view SQL Server Logs

Just upgraded to SQL Server 2016 from SQL Server 2014 SP1 CU4. This is a clustered instance I am no longer able to use xp_readerrorlog and xp_enumerrorlog Msg 22004, Level 16, State 1, Line 10 ...
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After Upgrade to 2016, SQL Server Agent can't connect to Instance

On a clustered Windows 2012 R2 server with SQL Server 2014 Enterprise. Just upgraded an instance from 2014 SP1 CU4 to 2016 RTM and now getting this error when attempting to start the SQL Server ...
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Upgrading SQL Server 2008 failover cluster node to SQL Server 2012 failover cluster node [closed]

Please I want someone to help me with step by step method of upgrading SQL Server 2008 with failover cluster node on two different machines to SQL Server 2012 without losing the existing settings/...
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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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Replacement for transactional replication

My colleagues and I have to migrate a database from SQL Server 2008 R2 to SQL Server 2012. Schema, triggers, stored procedures etc. are working fine. But we also have to "migrate" the replication ...
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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. Our system has 1 column of data type geography. I am trying to figure out if the upgrade will fail or just if an app may have an issue. ...
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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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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 (11.0....
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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: http://www.postgresonline.com/journal/archives/362-An-almost-idiots-guide-to-install-...
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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 11.2....
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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. ...