Database upgrade from 10.2.0.5.0 to 11.2.0.4

The following document is the best one you can start documenting yourself from: 11gr2-upgrade-bp-apr2012-1610082.pdf From the above document, I followed: Note 251.1: Database Upgrades from 10.2 to 11.2 On that note, on the PLAN tab, I followed: Complete Checklist for Manual Upgrades to 11gR2 (Doc ID 837570.1) In this document you’ll find a bunch of…

Time to upgrade the OPatch

As the title suggest, it’s time to upgrade the OPatch. This is what I got when I wanted to apply a patch (namely 20760982) to a 11.2.0.4 database (linux): [oracle@serverĀ 20760982]$ $ORACLE_HOME/OPatch/opatch apply Oracle Interim Patch Installer version 11.2.0.3.4 Copyright (c) 2012, Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved. Oracle Home : /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0.4 Central Inventory : /u01/app/oracle/oraInv from…