Tag: patching

Patch conflicts

My last post was about patching my home databases from 18.3 to 18.5 on Windows, and how I encountered a patch conflict when I tried to patch the JVM. I thought I’d give a little bit of info for anyone who runs into patch…

From Database 18.3 to 18.5 (on Windows)

Contrary to wild rumours on the internet, it was not a fear of the number 13 that led to a numbering jump from version 12c to version 18c. The jump was part of our new, more flexible release mechanism so that we can get…

18.2 patch… painless for me

18.2 was released a few days ago, so I thought I’d throw it against my 18c instance and see how things played out.  This was just a single instance database, running with a single pluggable. Step 1 for me was to download the latest…

Opatch quick tip

I was patching my 12.1.0.2 home installation to the latest patchset today, and got the following error: C:\oracle\stage\22581007>opatch apply Oracle Interim Patch Installer version 12.1.0.1.10 Copyright (c) 2016, Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved. Oracle Home : C:\oracle\product\1210~1.2 Central Inventory : C:\Program Files\Oracle\Inventory from :…