I blogged about the Adaptive Features fixes in the past several times. But following some of the comments readers had I believe there’s some additional info for Adaptive Feature Fixes in Oracle 18.104.22.168 necessary.
What happened so far?
We delivered the most important fixes not only for adaptive features but only for dynamic sampling and some other things with the Database Bundle Patch in October 2017 for Oracle Database 22.214.171.124.… [Read More]
It’s patching time again. The January 2018 Database RU and RUR got released. And of course other patch bundles as well. And of course not only for the database but for many other products as well. I try to summarize below the most important information and links.
January 2018 Database RU and RUR got released
First of all always have a look at the Critical Patch Alert and the Risk Matrix:
Then you’ll see that there are three fixes included for vulnerabilities which may be remotely exploitable without authentication, i.e., may be exploited over a network without requiring user credentials.… [Read More]
Well … another post about RU and RUR patches. But after having multiple discussions personally, via web conferences, in conference calls and of course on Twitter I think some clarifications may be helpful. Below you’ll find Oracle Database RU and RUR recommendations and facts. At least some of them …
Oracle Database RU and RUR Recommendations and Facts
First of all, you will find more information in several blog posts about RU (Release Update) and RUR (Release Update Revision) patches:
Since Oracle Database 126.96.36.199 we change our patching model as well, switching from Patch Set Updates (PSU) and Proactive Bundle Patches (BP) to Release Updates (RU) and Release Update Revisions (RUR). But what are actually the differences between PSU / BP and RU / RUR patch bundles? Is there any or is it just a renaming of well known patch bundles?… [Read More]
I have received this question multiple times in the past days, especially when I presented at the Slovenian Oracle User Group Conference about the new Release and Patching Mode but also via emaill: Are OJVM patches included in the Oracle 12.2 RU / RUR? Let me clarify this in the below blog post.… [Read More]
Finally … the two most important fixes for Adaptive Features are included in Oracle 188.8.131.52 October 2017 BP (Bundle Patch). I’m absolutely happy about this. Almost all of my customer and many folks outside I’m dealing with on a regular basis had to request and wait for merge patches over and over again.… [Read More]