There’s a new and improved version of the preupgrade.jar (build 5 – May 2017) available for download from MyOracle Support:
The same note will get you access also to the most recent builds of preupgrd.sql for upgrades to Oracle Database 12.1 and utlu112i.sql for the unlikely event you’ll have to upgrade a database to Oracle 188.8.131.52.… [Read More]
Sometimes there are tiny little changes in a new release – and sometimes they are not documented very well yet. One of these changes is the new behavior of login.sql for SQL*Plus in Oracle Database 184.108.40.206.
Behavior before Oracle Database 12.2
In all releases until Oracle Database 220.127.116.11 by default SQL*Plus searches for the user profile (login.sql) in your current directory first, and then in the directories you specify with the ORACLE_PATH environment variable.… [Read More]
Oracle Database 12c Release 2 on-premises for IBM AIX and HP-UX is availaibe now for download from OTN and eDelivery:
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Yep – it’s available … Oracle Database 18.104.22.168 on-premises is available for download now not only on Exadata and SuperCluster but on Linux x86-64, SPARC and Intel Solaris. For other platform plans please see MOS Note:742060.1.
–Mike… [Read More]
I’ve received a question about client certification for Oracle Database 22.214.171.124 the other day.
And this reminded me on this very helpful MOS Note:
It spans the client interoperability back to the Oracle 9.2 days and is a very helpful resource.… [Read More]
Oracle Database 126.96.36.199 on-premises for Exadata and SuperCluster is now available for download from Oracle eDelivery/SoftwareCloud.
Connect to eDelivery and login.
Search for: “Oracle Database” and mark “Oracle Database Enterprise Edition …”
Click on “Select Platforms” and select “Linux x86-64“, then hit “Continue“:
Once you accepted the license agreement you’ll be able to download the software:
Please be aware that the software can be installed on Oracle Exadata and Oracle SuperCluster ONLY.… [Read More]
In my previous blog post I did showcase how to restart a failed database upgrade on the command line before Oracle Database 12c, with Oracle Database 12.1.0.x and with the new Oracle Database 12.2.0.x:
Restarting a failed Database Upgrade with catctl.pl
Here I’d like to show the new capability of the Database Upgrade Assistant (DBUA) to restart an upgrade, a functionality the DBUA was missing until now.… [Read More]