Oracle 12.2 adaptive features are enabled in Oracle 126.96.36.199 Windows BPs already, This is quite a surprise to me. But thanks to Michael Pfautz. He alerted me today.as he was wondering why his database didn’t start up anymore after he applied the August 31 Bundle Patch on Windows. It complained about the parameter
optimizer_adaptive_features in the SPFILE.… [Read More]
That’s an interesting question a customer raised the other day:
How to patch the Oracle Instant Client?
I silently assumed that there’s a new release of the Oracle Instant Client every quarter or at least when we deliver fixes which apply to the client as well. Hm …
What is the Oracle Instant Client?
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The first RU (Release Update) for Oracle Database 188.8.131.52 has been released. And Oracle Support provides some very helpful documents to explain the implication of the new RU (Release Update) and RUR (Release Update Revision) patches.
More Information about RU and RUR patches for Oracle 12.2
First of all, these are the most important MOS notes to have a look at:
What does MOS Note: 2285040.1 cover?
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The first RU (Release Update) for Oracle 184.108.40.206 is available
Just in case the port you are looking for is not available right now please see the ETA dates in the link below.
Details of the July 2017 Critical Patch Advisory
Find the General Information about the July 2017 Critical Patch Advisory here:
Find the Risk Matrix for the July 2017 Critical Patch Advisory here:
The details about the Database are included in this document:
MOS Note: 2261562.1 – Patch Set Update and Critical Patch Update July 2017 Availability Document
Please find the “Missing patches” in section 2.2 with proposed ETA dates.… [Read More]
After the removal of the first Oracle Database 220.127.116.11 Bundle Patch in May, the June 2017 Proactive Bundle Patch on Linux got released now:
The Proactive Bundle Patch 18.104.22.168.170620 contains the June Database Bundle Patch and the June Grid Infrastructure Patch Set Update.… [Read More]
Can you apply Bundle Patches (BP) to Standard Edition (SE2) databases?
This question got raised by Adam (thanks!) via the comments section of the blog. But a few days later I read it on the internal mailing lists as well. Adam was referring to this sentence in the BP READMEs since October 2015:
“In this document Oracle Database Home refers to Enterprise Edition.
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All credits go to Ricardo Maeda as I knew that we’ll release a Bundle Patch for Oracle 22.214.171.124 sometime this week – but I couldn’t find it linked from the usual MOS notes. And please don’t ask my why that is.
Anyhow, with patch 2579308 you’ll get access to the first BP for Oracle Database 126.96.36.199.… [Read More]