We are presently running JIRA version 6.4.13 with an Oracle 11.2g database as the back-end (Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 220.127.116.11.0 - 64bit Production With the Partitioning option)
We are connecting to this using the ojdbc6.jar (Oracle JDBC driver 18.104.22.168.0).
In preparation for upgrading JIRA to version 7.x we need to upgrade our Oracle instance from 11.2g to 12c.
According to the instructions for Connecting JIRA to Oracle - I should be able to continue to use the same version of the ojdbc?.jar to access the upgraded database.
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I use version Oracle OJDBC 22.214.171.124 with JIRA 7.1.0 as it avoids 'Protocol Violation's errors during standard operation that the packaged versions seems to experience on 12c. You would need to test this against your version of JIRA if you intend to swap before your upgrade.
However, worth noting the caveat listed - if you need to use XML Export, you will need to swap back to 126.96.36.199 temporarily.
Oracle is still not the best experience vs. Postgres.
I have multiple projects that use variations of the same base workflow. The variations depend on the requirements of the project or issue type. The variations mostly come in the form of new statuses ...
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