I blogged about the Adaptive Features fixes in the past several times. But following some of the comments readers had I believe there’s some additional info for Adaptive Feature Fixes in Oracle 220.127.116.11 necessary.
What happened so far?
We delivered the most important fixes not only for adaptive features but only for dynamic sampling and some other things with the Database Bundle Patch in October 2017 for Oracle Database 18.104.22.168.… [Read More]
This question comes up very often: What is the minimum supported version for database upgrades? Or a question I received today: “I have an Oracle 10.2.0.4 database, can I upgrade directly to Oracle 22.214.171.124?”
Usually I have to dig into my old slides from the past to give a definite answer.… [Read More]
Finally … the two most important fixes for Adaptive Features are included in Oracle 126.96.36.199 October 2017 BP (Bundle Patch). I’m absolutely happy about this. Almost all of my customer and many folks outside I’m dealing with on a regular basis had to request and wait for merge patches over and over again.… [Read More]
The DBMS_OPTIM_BUNDLE package got introduced with the April 2014 Exadata 188.8.131.52 Bundle Patch. And it got introduced for all Oracle 184.108.40.206 databases with the April 2017 Bundle Patch (BP). DBMS_OPTIM_BUNDLE is only available in Oracle 220.127.116.11.
For more information on this package on Exadata in Oracle 18.104.22.168 you may look at:
Recently we got alerted by a customer and a colleague from Italy about an issue with the upgrade from Oracle 12.1.0.x to Oracle 22.214.171.124 if – and only if – your database got created with 2k or 4k db block size.
If your database got created with 2k or 4k db block size, and you attempt an upgrade from any upgrade-supported Oracle version to Oracle Database 126.96.36.199 the upgrade – regardless of DBUA or catctl.pl – will fail with an ORA-1450: maximum key length (1478) exceeded.… [Read More]
And Markus Michalewicz, our Director of Product Management, Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC), has published a very interesting and helpful insight article about GIMR on July 30, 2015.… [Read More]