Author Archives: Markus Flechtner

New kid on the block – let’s install “Database Release Update 12.2.0.1.170718”

At the DOAG database conference in May, Andrew Mendelsohn announced that Oracle will change the release schedule to annual releases and that patch naming will be changed to “Release Updates” (RU). The latter started – as announced – in July … Continue reading

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Oracle Restart not deprecated anymore

Oracle Restart ist the Clusterware for single instance systems. You can use it to run a single instance system with (almost) the same commands as a cluster. For example, Oracle Restart takes over Starting and stopping of listeners and database … Continue reading

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SQLDeveloper on Mac hung at Startup – JDK upgrade solved the issue

All of a sudden, SQL Developer on my Mac stopped working. When starting SQL Developer, it hung at the splash screen. No progress. Never … My first idea was to reinstall SQLDeveloper, which is not a great thing as the … Continue reading

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Patching OEM 13c Cloud Control Release 2

Some days ago, Oracle released a new bundle for Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.2 (Patch# 25990918). This was the reason for me to update my local test and play OEM system on my local Linux system.

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DBCA 12.2 runs datapatch automatically

It was one of the issues with Oracle 12c Release 1 that datapatch was not executed by dbca automatically. So, if you had installed patches to your Oracle home before running dbca, dbca did not take this into consideration and … Continue reading

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