JAVAVM and XML clean up in Oracle Database 11.2-12.2 is a tough topic. Many have suffered from the rolling patch upgrade issues with the OJVM (Oracle Java Virtual Machine) even though most of the issues have been cured with the recent patches.
Please see my previous blog posts starting here:
- The OJVM Saga – and how to solve it (Part 1) – Sep 5, 2016
- OJVM and Standby-First Patching – Aug 8, 2016
- OJVM Removal – Jun 22, 2015
And please see also this very important MOS Note: 2217053.1 – RAC Rolling Install Process for the “Oracle JavaVM Component Database PSU” (OJVM PSU) Patches explaining the improved process for OJVM patching avoiding downtime in many cases.… [Read More]