Current Support Status for Oracle Database Releases

Yesterday a former colleague from the UK pointed me to a very old blog post about the fact that no patches will be produced for Oracle 11.2.0.3 anymore. Which is a true fact. But it reminded me that it may be time for an overview on the current support status for Oracle database releases as of October 2018. Current Support Status for Oracle Database Releases First of all, the single source of truth in case you’d like to look up support dates and patching periods is MOS Note:742060.1. Please always check this note first. Our Support Lifetime Policy brochure does…

Premier Support for Oracle 11.2 has ended months ago

PLEASE FIND AN UPDATED BLOG POST HERE: Release Dates Oracle Database 12.2.0.1 on-prem – Extended Support Waiving for Oracle 11.2.0.4 / 12.1.0.2 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. Let me first point out that I’m not a rep of Oracle Support. I’m just a Product Manager with some Oracle Support background. So you’ll always have to consult our officially available documents and sources as regulations may change after…