JAVAVM and XML Clean Up in Oracle Database 11.2-12.2

JAVAVM and XML Clean Up in Oracle Database 11.2-12.2JAVAVM 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:

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]

The OJVM Patching Saga – and how to solve it – Part V

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MOS Note released explaining patching without STARTUP UPGRADE mode

An important note regarding OJVM rolling patching has been published on MyOracle Support:

MOS Note: 2217053.1
RAC Rolling Install Process for the “Oracle JavaVM Component Database PSU” (OJVM PSU) Patches

“Beginning with the Jan2017 OJVM PSU patchset for 11.2.0.4 and for 12.1.0.2, this document defines a few specific situations where the OJVM PSU patchset can be postinstalled into each database while the database remains in unrestricted “startup” mode.

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The OJVM Patching Saga – and how to solve it – Part IV

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What is missing with the “Mitigation Patch?

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The OJVM Patching Saga – and how to solve it – Part III

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What is the “Mitigation Patch?

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The OJVM Patching Saga – and how to solve it – Part II

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Important Notes

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The OJVM Patching Saga – and how to solve it – Part I

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Who’s the Product Manager for Patching?

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OJVM patch: Standby-First patching, yes or no?

I have blogged in the past more than once about the “wonderful” topic of OJVM patching.

Anyhow,  I’d like to summarize a few typical questions sent to me in the past months regarding OJVM patching.

Do I need to apply the OJVM patch every time I apply a PSU or BP?

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