It’s October 17, 2017. And the October 2017 RU, RUR, BP and PSU are available for download.
The most important links
Find the most important information here:
The Risk Matrix
Find the Risk Matrix here:
Risk Matrix for the Oracle Database Server – October 2017
Database RU, RUR, BP and PSU – October 2017
To access the RU, RUR, BP and PSU for the Oracle Database Server you will have to logon to MyOracle Support:
MOS Note: 2296870.1
Patch Set Update and Critical Patch Update October 2017 Availability Document
In Section 3.1.4 you’ll find the links to the database patches.…
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]
Patch Recommendation |
BP, Download, Download Assistant, MOS, MyOracle Support, Patch, Patch Recommendation, PSU, RU, RUR, SPU |
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?
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 188.8.131.52 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.
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 184.108.40.206 as soon as it got released.
https://mikedietrichde.com/2017/07/19/first-ru-oracle-12-2-0-1-available/ Download the RU 220.127.116.11.170718 for Linux
First of all I downloaded the
Database RU 18.104.22.168.170718 … Patch 26123830 for Linux from MyOracle Support. [Read More]
The first RU (Release Update) for Oracle Database 22.214.171.124 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?