I have received this question multiple times in the past days, especially when I presented at the Slovenian Oracle User Group Conference about the new Release and Patching Mode but also via emaill: Are OJVM patches included in the Oracle 12.2 RU / RUR? Let me clarify this in the below blog post.… [Read More]
How often did I launch a search in MyOracle Support (MOS) for a specific Bundle Patch or Patch Set Update. And usually the MOS search results don’t get me what I’m looking for no matter how clever I search. But there was relief. A MOS Note combined all PSUs and BPs and much more into table format including the links.… [Read More]
Oracle 12.2 adaptive features are enabled in Oracle 188.8.131.52 Windows BPs already, This is quite a surprise to me. But thanks to Michael Pfautz. He alerted me today.as he was wondering why his database didn’t start up anymore after he applied the August 31 Bundle Patch on Windows. It complained about the parameter
optimizer_adaptive_features in the SPFILE.… [Read More]
That’s an interesting question a customer raised the other day:
How to patch the Oracle Instant Client?
I silently assumed that there’s a new release of the Oracle Instant Client every quarter or at least when we deliver fixes which apply to the client as well. Hm …
What is the Oracle Instant Client?… [Read More]
This blog post title sounds a bit weird, doesn’t it? Oracle 184.108.40.206 RESTART: Make sure you’ve patched your Oracle 220.127.116.11 homes. Why the heck should you patch your 18.104.22.168 database homes upfront?
Oracle 22.214.171.124 RESTART: Make sure you’ve patched your Oracle 126.96.36.199 homes
Well, there’s an interesting issue happening. When you work with Oracle Grid Infrastructure, no matter if you operate a cluster or “just” use Oracle Restart, you’ll have to upgrade GI to Oracle 12.2 first before you can manage 12.2 databases with it.… [Read More]
The first RU (Release Update) for Oracle Database 188.8.131.52 has been released. And Oracle Support provides some very helpful documents to explain the implication of the new RU (Release Update) and RUR (Release Update Revision) patches.
More Information about RU and RUR patches for Oracle 12.2
First of all, these are the most important MOS notes to have a look at:
- MOS Note:742060.1 – Release Schedule for Current Database Releases (updated Aug 3, 2017 )
- MOS Note: 2285040.1 – Release Update and Release Update Revisions for Database Proactive Patch Program
- MOS Note: 2275525.1 – FAQ for RU and RUR (not public yet)
What does MOS Note: 2285040.1 cover?… [Read More]
The first RU (Release Update) for Oracle 184.108.40.206 is available
Just in case the port you are looking for is not available right now please see the ETA dates in the link below.
Details of the July 2017 Critical Patch Advisory
Find the General Information about the July 2017 Critical Patch Advisory here:
Find the Risk Matrix for the July 2017 Critical Patch Advisory here:
The details about the Database are included in this document:
MOS Note: 2261562.1 – Patch Set Update and Critical Patch Update July 2017 Availability Document
Please find the “Missing patches” in section 2.2 with proposed ETA dates.… [Read More]