The first RU (Release Update) for Oracle Database 184.108.40.206 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:
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 220.127.116.11 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 18.104.22.168 the upgrade – regardless of DBUA or catctl.pl – will fail with an ORA-1450: maximum key length (1478) exceeded.… [Read More]
All credits go to Ricardo Maeda as I knew that we’ll release a Bundle Patch for Oracle 22.214.171.124 sometime this week – but I couldn’t find it linked from the usual MOS notes. And please don’t ask my why that is.
When you plan to upgrade Oracle Application Express (APEX) from version 5.1.0 to 5.1.1 please be aware to download a patch from MOS instead the 5.1.1 version from OTN.
The text on the OTN page is a bit misleading – and a customer I work with downloaded the wrong version which led to a failed upgrade – even though the scripts seem to be made for this patch upgrade.… [Read More]