Thinking Out Loud

March 31, 2018

Oracle Different Levels of Hell

Filed under: GoldenGate — mdinh @ 2:50 pm

Did not know there exists many levels of hell and Oracle certainly has them.

Would it be bad if someone is searching for hell and this blog is listed as top 10? :=(

Here’s the effort one needs to go through to determine what patch to apply for Goldengate software (binary) as part of quarterly Critical Patch Updates.

Hint: Goldengate does not participate in quarterly patch updates.

Find the latest patch available and patch using Opatch or install newer database compatible version using runInstaller.

Oracle GoldenGate — Oracle RDBMS Server Recommended Patches (Doc ID 1557031.1)
Latest RDBMS version Oracle Server 12.1.0.2

Let’s create a new doc for new version but don’t provide reference to it. Make the user find it.

Latest GoldenGate/Database (OGG/RDBMS) Patch recommendations (Doc ID 2193391.1)
Latest OGG Release 12.3
Latest RDBMS Release 12.2.0.1

OGG Release/OGG Patch
12.3/Recommended 12.3.0.1.2 or higher *** This is not a patch
12.2/Recommended 12.2.0.2.0 or higher *** This is not a patch
12.2/Minimum 12.2.0.1.170221 *** This is a patch

Master Note for Oracle GoldenGate Core Product Patch Sets (Doc ID 1645495.1)
There are no patch sets available for 12.3.0.1 at this time.
Latest OGG v12.2.0.1 Patch Set Availability Notes

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