Since Oracle Database 126.96.36.199 we change our patching model as well, switching from Patch Set Updates (PSU) and Proactive Bundle Patches (BP) to Release Updates (RU) and Release Update Revisions (RUR). But what are actually the differences between PSU / BP and RU / RUR patch bundles? Is there any or is it just a renaming of well known patch bundles?… [Read More]
The question sounds pretty trivial:
Which packages did exist in Oracle 188.8.131.52 but don’t exist in Oracle 184.108.40.206 anymore?
And going a bit deeper into the topic,
Which procedures and functions calls of SYS packages have been changed since then?
A colleague of mine (thanks to Thomas Kempkens from ACS Support for writing up a fancy procedure – all credits go to him) had to dig this out for a customer,
See the result.… [Read More]
I like Upgrade Workshops for a very different reason:
Hopefully people feed back with questions and information I wasn’t aware off before. So for myself these workshops are also a learning experience. And thanks to a customer in Singapore (Thanks a lot, Hanh!!) I learned something about Oracle’s Bundle Patches for MS Windows.… [Read More]