Database character set conversion pre-checks Oracle utility

December 6, 2010 | By

Hi Friends,

Conversion of Database character set is more difficult when large database involves. Database character set conversion is also very important procedure while we need or application needs change of character set.

Oracle provides very good utility for pre-checking of database character set migration. It calls CSSCAN. Using CSSCAN we can check possible problems and issues which will be facing in conversion of database. CSSCAN provides full report with errors too.

If we found any problem or error in output report of CSSCAN then we correct it before start database character set conversion.
Following article explains usage of Oracle utility CSSCAN for pre-checks of database character set conversion.

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Expert Remote DBA services team

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