Upgrade refers to the replacement of a product with a newer version of the same product.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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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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Error in partition switching in Sql Server 2014 when migrating a database from Sql Server 2005

I am migrating an old database from SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2014. This database has a partitioned table; a scheduled job periodically moves old data from the "online" table to the the historical ...
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moving to Oracle 11.2.0.4

I'm new to oracle and I'm am not a DBA. How much ever research I do, there is something missing. Let me explain my situation. we plan to upgrade both our test and dev environments to 11.2.0.4. We are ...
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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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SQL Server Cluster hardware and OS upgrade question

We have a 2-node and a 3-node SQL Server Cluster running on Windows Server 2008. It is time to update the hardware and the OS. Can you point us to resources on how to migrate to new hardware running ...
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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 ?
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Unknown sticky Problem after MySQL upgrade

few weeks ago we upgraded mysql server from 5.5 to 5.6 on 1st server few days ago (5May) I reboot mysql server , after this customer reported that some database data table not load to their site . ...
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Cannot select features to install from SQL Server 2005 SP4 installation process [closed]

The issue: I cannot select MSSQLSERVER from the feature list I want to update as part of the SQL Server 2005 x64 Service Pack 4 installation process. Please note exe file is being raised from C:\ ...
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Shall i upgrade Database server from 2005 to 2012 without upgrading SSRS or web Application

Shall i upgrade Database server from 2005 to 2012 without upgrading SSRS or web Application relying upon the database? Will the SSRS reports and Web application continue to work? Would be appreciated ...
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MySQL 5.6 upgrade - reducing code changes / developer burden

Does anyone know the key things that should be done when moving to MySQL 5.6 to reduce the amount of code changes required? I found that new installations of it have STRICT_TRANS_TABLES set for ...
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How to upgrade postgresql 8.4 to 9.4

I want to upgrade my postgresql 8.4 to 9.4. the documentations are not clear to me. Will I lose my old databases if I do the upgrade? How can I backup my old databases if I am to lose them after ...
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Inplace upgrade from SQL Server 2008 Standard to SQL Server 2014 evaluation

I am trying to evaluate SQL Server 2014 by using the 2014 evaluation edition to upgrade an in place SQL Server 2008 Standard sp4 instance. At the end of the process I expect to have a SQL Server ...
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The same timestamp in different MySQL versions

I read in mysql 5.6 SQL changes following text: TIMESTAMP columns not explicitly declared with the NULL attribute are assigned the NOT NULL attribute. (Columns of other data types, if not ...
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mysql upgrading from 5.1 --> 5.6 do I have to do mysqldump before upgrade?

I was reading this document: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/upgrading-from-previous-series.html It says when upgrading from mysql 5.1 to do a mysqldump and then a reload. Is there anyway ...
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Shoud I uninstall mongodb 2.6 before upgrade to 3.0?

I installed mongodb 2.6 in my machine. This week, I followed the instructions in the subsection of Install MongoDB on http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-ubuntu/. I installed ...
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what is the downtime of mongodb cluster when upgrade to 3.0

I am following http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/release-notes/3.0-upgrade/ to upgrade mongodb cluster from 2.6 to 3.0. The downtime is less than 1 second? because it takes less than 1 sec to elect one ...
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SQL Server performance is slow when migrated from SQL Server 2012 to SQL Server 2014

We are trying to migrate from SQL Server 2012 to SQL Server 2014 on Windows 2012 R2 OS. After the upgrade, we are doing performance testing and observed huge difference in running a simple query from ...
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Upgrade SQL Server 2012 Developer Edition to SQL Server 2014?

I have several x64 SQL 2012 Developer servers with SP2 and CU4/CU5. In your experience, with this SP/CU mix, is the upgrade to 2014 Developer supported ? I can only find information on the supported ...
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In mongodb cluster, Can I shut down one config server and one data server in the shard at the same time

I have one mongodb cluster, including 3 config servers, and one shard (3 data servers in this shard). One data server and one config server are on the same machine. Can I shut both of them down to ...
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Separation of Duties - Can a DBA patch or Upgrade a SQL Server 2008 R2 DB without TDE Encryption keys?

Are there any considerations I should have in mind when I patch or upgrade a TDE encrypted database? In the context of separation of duties, does the person executing the patch or upgrade process need ...
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When upgrading to mongodb 3.0, should I upgrade authentication schema after upgrading the storage engine to WiredTiger? [closed]

I know that, I need to upgrade the storage engine after upgrading the binaries. But I am not very sure whether I should upgrade the authentication after upgrading the storage engine. Or it does not ...
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Moving two databases from MySQL 5.1 [Prod] to MySQL 5.6 [Stage], not working [Windows]

I'm in the process of upgrading our production MySQL from 5.1 to 5.6, on a Windows Server 2008 R2 server. What I'm trying to achieve is to move 2 databases [say abc and xyz] from Prod server to a ...
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I am upgrading from 11.1.0.7.0 to 11.2.0.3 with R12.1.3 while pre upgrade/catupgrd.sql erroring out ORA-00600

While upgrading from 11.1.0.7.0 to 11.2.0.3 with R12.1.3, during running the pre upgrade script catupgrd.sql, it is erroring out ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [qcisSetPlsqlCtx:tzi ...
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How to upgrade MYSQL from 5.6.12 to 5.6.21?

I have been a MSSQL DBA and dont have much knowledge about MYSQL. Does MYSQL also have patches just like MSSQL? I need to do MySQL version upgrade from 5.6.12 to 5.6.21 but i do not have much ...
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can't connect to DB using MS SQL Server 2008 Upgrade Advisor

I'm trying to use MS SQL Server 2008 Upgrade Advisor Analysis Wizard, to connect to a networked MS SQL 2000 database. According to the query select @@ServerName, the instance name contains a hyphen. ...
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Upgrade Postgres 9.3 to 9.4 after Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 upgrade

I've just recently upgraded my Ubuntu install from 14.04 to 14.10. This automatically pushed Postgres 9.4 onto the system. I'm trying to migrate my cluster like this: sudo pg_dropcluster 9.4 main ...
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Compatibility level when upgrading a SQL Server 2005 database to SQL Server 2012

I would like to move my databases which are currently running on SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2012, using the Copy Database Wizard in SQL Server Management Studio. Should I first set the database ...
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How to avoid Forced reboots using unattended upgrades to SQL Server 2014

Upgrading seven instances from SQL Server 2008R2 to 2014 via the ADMINISTRATOR command line using a configuration file. The upgrade runs fine but when I move on to upgrading the next instance I get ...
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Upgrading mysql percona server from 5.5.40 to 5.6.71

2014-12-26 05:18:20 13215 [ERROR] Native table 'performance_schema'.'events_waits_summary_by_user_by_event_name' has the wrong structure 2014-12-26 05:18:20 13215 [ERROR] Native table ...
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Upgrade from 2008 RTM to 2008 R2 RTM failed due to perf-ReportServer-rsctr.dll is being used by another process

I was upgrading SQL Server 2008 RTM on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 to SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM. I got this error: The process cannot access the file ...
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Upgrade BI server to 2014 and stay on 2008r2 with the database engine server

We would be happy to upgrade our SQL Server environments to 2014, but we have a tight budget for next year. Our BI server (SQL Server 2008 Standard Edition, that is used only for BI purposes) is ...
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Data on the slave becomes inconsistent after couple of days

We are planning on upgrading our production MySQL server from MySQL 5.0.77 to Percona 5.6.19-67.0. Since our downtime window is small, we setup a slave of the production master on a new host and ...
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MySQL Upgrade from 5.5 to 5.6 causes system / table locks

We recently upgraded from MySQL 5.5 to 5.6 on AWS RDS. Before, we had a relatively performant database - definitely had its quirks, but it seemed to be tuned relatively well. After the upgrade, we're ...
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Error during SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3 upgrade: MODIFY FILE failed. File 'MSDBLog' does not exist

I have just installed SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3 and after installing it and trying to start the SQL Server instance again, it won't come online. In the SQL Server error log I can see that the following ...
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How to isolate 1 MongoDB config server

I need to preform a rolling upgrade on my MongoDB. I've been all over the Mongo documentation and I can't find a solution to my problem (if there is one) Here's a simple sketch of the Architecture: ...
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Any known issues upgrading from MySQL 5.1.73 to 5.6.21?

I am planning my MySQL DB ver5.1.73 running on a CentOS 6.5 machine to MySQL 5.6.21. I understand the basic procedure for this based on what I have read on StackOverflow, but I was curious if anyone ...
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Can SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition Trial be upgraded to a full Core license?

If I install a copy of SQL Server 2014 Standard Trial edition can that version be upgraded (in place without a full re-install) to the full version (core license) afterwards? I'd love to get this ...
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Upgrading MariaDB Galera cluster from 5.5 to 10.0 - rolling upgrade possible?

I've had a good search around and cannot find much on the topic. We want to upgrade our live MariaDB 5.5 Galera cluster to the MariaDB 10.0 branch, ideally without any downtime. We installed ...
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MySQL excessive tmp disk tables after Upgrade to 5.6

After upgrading two MySQL-Servers which run Master-Slave replication from Percona MySQL 5.5 to Percona MySQL 5.6 an excessive amount of temporary Tables gets created on the slave. The Master seems to ...
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pg_upgrade and tablespaces (postgres 9.2 to 9.3)

I have a 9.2 installed with tablespaces sitting at: /var/lib/postgresql/9.2/main and /opt/postgres/9.2/second And unfortunately they are on different filesystems. This is a Debian package ...
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MySQL upgrade steps - review

I read the MySQL upgrade documentation and the upgrade questions in stack exchange and have a fairly good understanding at this point. I am an accidental MySQL dba and this is my first upgrade and ...
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mysql hardware refresh + version upgrade

currently I am running MySQL 5.0.80 on windows server 2003 (x64), 64gb memory, I have a master and 2 slaves. It's a large 400 gb Database. I am setting up all new hardware (SAN + dedicated MySQL ...
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How to restore data after MySQL Upgrade?

I upgraded from MySQL 5.5 to 5.6 by uninstalling 5.5 and then installing MySQL 5.6. Now that MySQL 5.6 is running, none of my DBs or data is present/visible in MySQL Workbench. I also see that I ...
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Updating mongo sharded cluster without down time for mongod

I am trying to update my mongo sharded version from 2.4 to 2.6.3. I have some queries on steps to update this. When I will run one mongos with the --upgrade option, will it update all the config ...