It’s so funny – for years I discuss with customers minimal downtime upgrade strategies back and forth, up and down. I saw DBAs really hunting to save a few seconds potential downtime – and I always take this serious as there is usually a real reason behind that. Just to learn a few days later by repeating experience that my work Windows7 laptop goes down to apply upgrades … and this takes looooooooong …. sometimes it takes a lengthy +30 minutes of quiet time. Whereas my OL6 VBox image applies upgrades in the background and needs a simple restart to …Continue reading...
The MOS Note: 1307195.1 about
got updated right before the 2015 Christmas holidays with the official certification information for Oracle Database 12c on Microsoft Windows 10.
And it says:
Windows 10 O/S Information:
RAC is not certified.
The earliest release certified on Windows 10 is 126.96.36.199.
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Please find a more current blog post about certification of Oracle Database 12c on MS Win 10 here:
If you have upgraded already or plan to upgrade to Microsoft Windows 10 in the near (or later) future, you may find this Statement Of Direction by Oracle regarding Microsoft Windows 10 certification quite useful:
- Oracle plans to certify Oracle Database 188.8.131.52 by October 2015
- Oracle plans to certify the next major version of the database as well on MS Win 10 – 64bit
Addition [Oct, 22, 2015]:
- Oracle VirtualBox 5.0.8 released