Question1Replies104Views×Close popoverAshok Kondiparthi (AshokK10) HSBC Techology HSBC Techology IN View Profile AshokK10 Member since 2016 6 posts HSBC Techology Posted: June 18, 2019Last activity: August 16, 2019Posted: 18 Jun 2019 10:50 EDTLast activity: 16 Aug 2019 10:02 EDT Closed Pega Upgrade - Move Rules Schema from Lower environment to productionCurrently we are Upgrading our Application from Pega 6.1 SP2 to Pega 8.1.4For Production deployment, we are just thinking if the below strategy works to have minimum down time :We would like to run migrate script to export the Rule-Class tables from production into a new rules schema in our Pre-Prod environment.Then run the Rule Schema(Copy of Production rules ) and Data-Schema (from Pre-Prod) Upgrade process in Pre-ProdImport the SI frameworkImport E& I Rule BookImport BIXImport Upgrade Application RAP Bring down production systemCopy the upgraded Rule Schema from Pre-Prod Environment back to Production Rule-Schema and then do the Data only Upgrade in productionWe have doubts if this is going to work with SI Framework in place , are there any specific data instances that are loaded into Data Schema while importing SI and E&I Rule book jars.If Yes, Can we get the list of instances that can be loaded separately into application post Copying the rules schema and before Data Schema upgrade in production. System Administration Upgrades ×Close popoverFacebookTwitterLinkedinEmail Copy Link Copied! Moderation Team has archived post This thread is closed to future replies. Content and links will no longer be updated. If you have the same/similar Question, please write a new Question. Posted: 1 year agoPosted: 16 Aug 2019 10:02 EDT×Close popoverCeleste Dufresne (CelesteDufresne_GCS) PEGA Principal Software Solutions Engineer Pegasystems Inc. US View ProfileCelesteDufresne_GCS PEGA replied to AshokK10Going from 6.x to 8.x is a major jump. Presumably you will also be going from single to split schema during this upgrade. There are steps in the deployment guide that talk about how to do this type of upgrade.