The 220.127.116.11 patchset has been out for a bit now. I am just now finding time to be able to take my first look at it. I’m interested, like many others, in looking at the In Memory database option. But I need to upgrade my Grid Infrastructure before I can upgrade my database.
The upgrade went smoothly. The only thing I thought was odd was a prerequisite check failed on the panic_on_oops kernel parameter. I was upgrading from 18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124 so this is a brand new check. The OUI provided a fixup script which I ran and then proceeded without any other upgrade issues.
Enterprise Manager 126.96.36.199 has now been released for a few weeks, as well as the 188.8.131.52 OMS Bundle patches (also known as System patches). If you plan to apply these bundle patches to your 184.108.40.206 OMS, and you are concerned about the downtime, then, you can reduce the downtime by referring to this whitepaper that contains patching instructions to reduce downtime.
Got a pleasant surprise when trying to download Grid Infrastructure 220.127.116.11 the other day. GI is now two download files, 3 of 8 and 4 of 8 instead of just one as was seen in previous versions. Then I went back and looked at GI 18.104.22.168 was also two files. Not sure why it didn’t … Continue reading »
Just read an interesting post by James Morle on the “true cost” of Oracle’s new In-Memory database option. It’s a good read.