Current Support Status for Oracle Database Releases

Yesterday a former colleague from the UK pointed me to a very old blog post about the fact that no patches will be produced for Oracle 11.2.0.3 anymore. Which is a true fact. But it reminded me that it may be time for an overview on the current support status for Oracle database releases as of October 2018. Current Support Status for Oracle Database Releases First of all, the single source of truth in case you’d like to look up support dates and patching periods is MOS Note:742060.1. Please always check this note first. Our Support Lifetime Policy brochure does…

Oracle Database 12.1.0.2 SE2 – Support and Patches for Oracle Database 12.1.0.1 SE/SE1

Please find all our articles about Oracle Database Standard Edition 12.1.0.2 SE2: Sept 17, 2015: SE2 – Some questions, some answers Sept 8, 2015: MOS Download for Oracle SE2 Sept 7, 2015: Support and Patches for Oracle 12.1.0.1 SE/SE1 Sept 3, 2015: Can you have Multitenant with Oracle SE2? Sept 1, 2015: Oracle Standard Edition SE2 available for download   Some questions regarding support for Oracle Database Standard Edition 12.1.0.1 (SE/SE1) came up in the past days. Most of those are answered already in MOS Note 2027072.1 (Oracle Database 12c Standard Edition 2 (12.1.0.2) ) How long will Oracle Database 12.1.0.1…

Remote Cloning of Pluggable Databases
in Oracle Database 12.1.0.1

Cloning of Pluggable Database in Oracle Multitenant is a great feature and very useful. It had just a tiny flaw in Oracle Database 12.1.0.1: Remote cloning from one to another CDB fails. This will work flawless beginning with the first patch set Oracle 12.1.0.2 – but if you want to use that feature still in Oracle 12.1.0.1 you need to apply at least PSU3 or a single patch 18898403. See the documentation: –Mike

Thank you for coming to our workshops :-)
And here’s the Upgrade to 12c Viewlet

Wow!!! That was a thrilling week. With great people in Singapore, Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur!!! Thanks for coming by and thanks for listening. Now it will be your task to upgrade/migrate to Oracle Database 12c as soon as possible 😉 We’ve had: 105 people in Singapore on Tueday, January 21 82 people in Jakarta on Wednesday, January 22 108 people in KL on Thursday, January 23 and many good discussions within the breaks or after the workshop. And thanks to those who send an email already. For us heading out directly after the workshops to rush to the airport becomes…

Oracle Database 12c is available for download now!

Good things come to those who wait … finally … Oracle Database 12c (Oracle 12.1.0.1) is available for download from the Oracle Software Cloud (formerly know as eDelivery) and OTN (Oracle Tech Network) for Linux 64bit (Solaris will follow within the next few hours): eDelivery: Oracle Database 12c (12.1.0.1) for Linux 64bit Oracle Database 12c (12.1.0.1) for Solaris SPARC64 Oracle Database 12c (12.1.0.1) for Solaris x86 . OTN: Oracle Database 12c (12.1.0.1) for Linux 64bit Oracle Database 12c (12.1.0.1) for Solaris SPARC64 Oracle Database 12c (12.1.0.1) for Solaris x86 . And yes, it will be supported on Oracle Exadata and…