I'm hoping someone can help. We're currently running oracle client 10.2.01 on our Application servers and are now preparing to upgrade to the 10.2.05 client. I've been reading a disucssion on an Oracle forum that suggests we need to have Oracle client 10.2.03 on there before we can go to 10.2.05 - is that correct?
1. Yes, you should be able to go directly to 10.2.0.5.
2. You may upgrade in place by choosing the existing Oracle Home on the installation wizard. You just can't do this for major releases (eg. if you
Have you ever had to make fundamental changes to a table in Oracle, but haven't been able to get any downtime? I'm talking things like:
* Dropping columns
* Shrinking allocated space
* Removing chained blocks and restoring the PCTFREE