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Heterogeneous Standby Database : Primary on windows , standby on Linux – Different Bits together

Quick Question: Is it possible to have Standby Database on different platforms? i.e Windows (Primary) –> Linux (Standby)

Answer: Yes, From 11gr2 onwards. You can have different Operating Systems on primary and standby.

Note: From 10g onwards, Different endian support  i.e Linux 64bit(Primary) –> Linux 32bit (Standby) is possible but not different platforms.

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