In today’s fast-paced digital landscape, businesses need to adapt and upgrade their applications without interrupting their operations. Traditional application upgrades often require downtime, causing inconvenience for users and potential revenue loss for companies. However, with edition-based redefinition (EBR), a revolutionary feature introduced in Oracle Database 11g Release 2, businesses can now perform online application upgrades seamlessly, ensuring uninterrupted availability and a superior user experience.
In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the concept of edition-based redefinition and its significance in achieving high availability during application upgrades. We will delve into the capabilities offered by EBR, understand how it works, and discuss its benefits and use cases. So, let’s embark on this journey to discover how edition-based redefinition is transforming the landscape of online application upgrades.