From the Support’s Hot Topics email I learned the other day that MOS Note:742060.1 (Release Schedule of Current Database Releases) got updated with Oracle 18c information on January 18, 2018.
What got added to MOS Note:742060.1?
A column for Oracle 18c got added to the table of releases. You will find not information about potential release availability for Oracle 18c in the various options of the Oracle Cloud, and of course for on-premises as well.… [Read More]
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]
This question comes up very often: What is the minimum supported version for database upgrades? Or a question I received today: “I have an Oracle 10.2.0.4 database, can I upgrade directly to Oracle 126.96.36.199?”
Usually I have to dig into my old slides from the past to give a definite answer.… [Read More]