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First post of a series dedicated to the art of Oracle patching. We start with in-place patching, the most common and also the most dangerous way.
Learn how to download Oracle patches, both manually and automated, using the getMOSPatch utility.
Oracle has decided to extend the Premier Support for 2 more years, so it will no longer expire in 2024 but in 2026!
Link to article published in Toad World, on how to apply an out-of-place patch to Grid Infrastructure, using a Golden Image.
Link to article published in Toad World, on how to apply an out-of-place patch to Grid Infrastructure, in rolling mode.
Link to article published in Oracle Technology Network, about how to use an Oracle Home clone to apply patches.
Link to article published in Toad World, about how to overcome the lack of archivelogs to synchronize a standby database in Oracle.
The enq: CF - contention event could be resolved with controlfile maintenance if the controlfile contains a large number of archived log records.
If the Oracle optimizer chooses inefficient execution plans on queries that use MAX or MIN, it is possible that this is bug 5611962.
What to do if you encounter the ORA-600 [kcrf_resilver_log_1] or ORA-600 [4193] error in an Oracle database.
Procedure to follow when you want to replace the disks on which the ocr and voting disks reside in Oracle.
Plans to travel to the Oracle Open World 2012, in San Francisco.

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