Very good news for all customers using Oracle RESTART:
The Oracle RESTART deprecation announcement got withdrawn.
I have blogged in the past several times about Oracle RESTART of course either regarding upgrade, downgrade and patching:
And one of the customers I work with for quite a while, Swiss Mobiliar Insurance uses Oracle RESTART for all their Oracle Database environments:
The question all customers I deal with who use Oracle RESTART: How long will Oracle support it? And will there be a successor product? The customers raised this question because of the Deprecation Announcement Oracle published a while ago.
Oracle RESTART deprecation announcement got withdrawn
Today I’m sitting in a presentation at the OTN Tour stop in Montevideo, Uruguay and watching Markus Michalewicz, Senior Director Product Management RAC, presenting and showing this slide:
It’s true. Oracle withdrew the deprecation announcement for Oracle Restart as of July 10, 2017.
Please find the official notice in MOS Note: 1584742.1 – Withdrawn: Deprecation Announcement of Oracle Restart with Oracle Database 12c.
These are very good news for a lot of customers out there.