Changes to a well-known release model mean a lot. I will give you some of my thoughts about the new Oracle Database release schedule.
What are we changing?
In my own words we basically rename the patch sets and name them what they were since years: Full releases. This means, Oracle Database 18.104.22.168 will be Oracle 18.… [Read More]
Old release numbering
There are news about the new Oracle Database release schedule. Oracle updated MOS Note 742060.1 containing release information recently.
A few weeks ago we changed from PSUs and BPs to RURs (Release Update Revisions) and RUs (Release Updates) beginning with Oracle Database 12.2.
And now MOS Note 742060.1 – Release Schedule of Current Database Releases is updated as well.… [Read More]
The first RU (Release Update) for Oracle 12.2 is available on most platforms since July 18, 2017. And of course I started applying the first RU for Oracle Database 22.214.171.124 as soon as it got released.
Download the RU 126.96.36.199.170718 for Linux
First of all I downloaded the Database RU 188.8.131.52.170718 Patch 26123830 for Linux from MyOracle Support.… [Read More]
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:
What does MOS Note: 2285040.1 cover?
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The first RU (Release Update) for Oracle 220.127.116.11 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]