XDB Clean Up in Oracle Database 11.2-12.2 will apply to Oracle Database 11.2.0.x only as XDB became a mandatory component since Oracle Database 18.104.22.168. You can’t have an Oracle 12c database without XDB. Therefore the following blog post won’t explain how to clean up XDB from an Oracle 12c database.… [Read More]
Oracle Label Security (OLS) clean up in Oracle Database 11.2-12.2 is almost as simple and straight forward as removing OWM or APEX. You can do it online without downtime. But in older releases a relink operation did cause downtime. Oracle Label Security is an extra cost option. More information is available on oracle.com.… [Read More]
Oracle APEX (Application Express) clean up in Oracle Database 11.2-12.2 is fairly simple and straight forward. With the upgrade to Oracle Database 22.214.171.124 Oracle APEX does not get upgraded automatically anymore. If necessary you should upgrade Oracle APEX upfront of afterwards. But please do keep an eye on the APEX certification with Oracle Database 126.96.36.199 to avoid any issues:
- Save Upgrade Downtime – Upgrade Oracle APEX upfront
- Upgrade downtime credited to APEX
- Is your APEX version certified with your database release?
I will start a series of blog posts on how to remove and clean up components from Oracle Database 11.2 – 12.2.
This series of blog posts is not meant to recommend the removal of any options from an Oracle Database. It is not meant to create any sort of negativeness on any of the components or options.… [Read More]
PLEASE READ THE RECENT UPDATE from Jan 27, 2017 INSTEAD:
Friday, Oct 16, 2015, Oracle announced that the Extended Support for Oracle Database 188.8.131.52 will be waived until May 31, 2017. After this period of Waived Extendend Support, Extended Support for Oracle Database 184.108.40.206 will be offered until end of December 2020.… [Read More]
PLEASE FIND AN UPDATED BLOG POST HERE:
I have blogged many times about the End of Premier Support for Oracle Database 11.2 and the different stages and regulations for Extended Support for this release. But still I’m getting inquiries almost every day, internally and externally.… [Read More]