Oracle Multimedia will be removed in Oracle Database 19c

With Oracle Database 19c being available on Exadata now, and most likely soon on-prem as well, there’s a significant change you should be aware of when using image processing features inside the database: Oracle Multimedia will be removed in Oracle Database 19c. Oracle Multimedia will be removed in Oracle Database 19c When you upgrade or migrate your database to Oracle 19c, then Oracle Multimedia APIs will be still exist but won’t function anymore. Read here in the Oracle Database 19c Upgrade Guide: Desupport of Oracle Multemedia Oracle Multimedia is desupported in Oracle Database 19c, and the implementation is removed. As…

Oracle OLAP (XOQ, APS, AMD) Clean Up in Oracle Database 11.2-12.2

Oracle OLAP (XOQ, APS, AMD) Clean Up in Oracle Database 11.2-12.2 requires recompilation and some workarounds in most releases. Nevertheless, I’m documenting the removal steps for all 3 OLAP parts: XOQ – OLAP API APS – OLAP Analytical Workspace AMD – OLAP Catalog Again, let me emphasize that none of these blog posts is meant to recommend the removal of any component. It is just meant to explain procedures and workarounds as I sometimes face the situation to remove a component from a database. Oracle OLAP (XOQ, APS, AMD) Clean Up in Oracle Database 11.2-12.2 Even though a lot of…