2 Replies Latest reply: Mar 11, 2011 4:41 AM by 718309 RSS

    Upgrade to P6 Release 8

    774631
      how to upgrade P 6.2 to P 6.8 and is it free of charge
        • 1. Re: Upgrade to P6 Release 8
          cruz878
          It is free of charge as long as you are under a current maintenance agreement with Oracle/Primavera.

          You should know that r8 is very different from all previous releases so you will want to do your homework before upgrading. For example all global/admin functionality has been moved out of the desktop client and can only be accessed via the Web. This creates a real headache if you need to run stand-alone instances.

          See: "P6 Release 8 (P6 R8) Installation And Upgrade Roadmap Guides [ID 1292064.1]" in the Oracle knowledge base.
          • 2. Re: Upgrade to P6 Release 8
            718309
            Hi,
            there is also a significant change in resources needed to serve the same number of connections. So you should make a pilot to check if the load is manageable using your current infrastructure.

            If you are using JBoss this could be up to 4, 6 times the previous one, using a weblogic AS (Jboss is no longer supported, while Websphere is now in the list).


            Fabio D'Alfonso
            http://www.fabiodalfonso.com