Oracle Fail Safe 4.2.1 is available for Oracle 12.2

It took a while – we know. But finally Oracle Fail Safe 4.2.1 is available for Oracle 12.2. You may not see the MOS notes being updated with certification information. Still you can download the software from oracle.com. This version is certified with Oracle 12.2.0.1. You should be able to use it with Oracle 18c as well but we’ll add another certification notice soon. What is Oracle Fail Safe? Oracle Fail Safe is a core feature included with every Oracle Database license for Windows Server. It is a high availability software, integrated with Microsoft Failover Cluster, that provides a fast,…

Oracle Database certification on Microsoft Windows 10

The MOS Note: 1307195.1  about Certification Information for Oracle Database on Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit) got updated right before the 2015 Christmas holidays with the official certification information for Oracle Database 12c on Microsoft Windows 10. And it says: Windows 10 O/S Information: RAC is not certified. The earliest release certified on Windows 10 is 12.1.0.2. –Mike Previous related blog posts from Aug 14, 2015: Oracle Databases and Microsoft Windows 10

Oracle Databases and Microsoft Windows 10

Please find a more current blog post about certification of Oracle Database 12c on MS Win 10 here: Oracle Database certification on Microsoft Windows 10 If you have upgraded already or plan to upgrade to Microsoft Windows 10 in the near (or later) future, you may find this Statement Of Direction by Oracle regarding Microsoft Windows 10 certification quite useful: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/windows/whatsnew/oracle-db-win10-sod-2626195.pdf In summary: Oracle plans to certify Oracle Database 12.1.0.2 by October 2015 Oracle plans to certify the next major version of the database as well on MS Win 10 – 64bit Addition [Oct, 22, 2015]: Oracle VirtualBox 5.0.8 released…