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Finally, Oracle 11gR2 is here!!

After months of tests, Oracle released today the newest release of 11g Database ( – for Linux x86 and 64bit only), with more than 200 new features and a lot of excellent surprises. Oracle Database 11g Release 1 (11.1 –

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How to migrate from 32 bit to 64 bit using RMAN?

This procedure can be used for single instance or RAC (9i to 11g): In the 32 bit source server : Start making a full backup of the database including all archivelogs: RMAN> run  {   allocate channel c1 type disk;   allocate channel c2 type

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