What a wonderful question:
“We are on Oracle 188.8.131.52 right now. Should we wait for Oracle 19 because of the proposed long term support for this release?”
I have gotten this question roughly 15 times in the past week, raised either by colleagues, customers or partners via email, twitter, in web conferences or (old fashioned way) on the phone.… [Read More]
Changes to a well-known release model mean a lot. I will give you some of my thoughts about the new Oracle Database release schedule.
What are we changing?
In my own words we basically rename the patch sets and name them what they were since years: Full releases. This means, Oracle Database 184.108.40.206 will be Oracle 18.… [Read More]
Old release numbering
There are news about the new Oracle Database release schedule. Oracle updated MOS Note 742060.1 containing release information recently.
A few weeks ago we changed from PSUs and BPs to RURs (Release Update Revisions) and RUs (Release Updates) beginning with Oracle Database 12.2.
And now MOS Note 742060.1 – Release Schedule of Current Database Releases is updated as well.… [Read More]