Category: Patching & Upgrade

Hello Upgrade! Do you run faster in the Cloud?

Introduction A customer is having long upgrade times on-premises. As they are moving to the Cloud, I got the question whether their upgrade in the Cloud would be faster. First of all, when it comes to patching, upgrade, and migration, I can only encourage you to read the blogs by Mike Dietrich and Daniel Overby…

Minimal Downtime Patching using Refreshable PDB Clones

Introduction Oracle Multitenant allows you to clone PDBs from one CDB to another easily, even though the source and target CDBs were of different patch levels, e.g. 19.9 and 19.10, and even different editions like moving from SE to EE. The only thing you’ll need is to run datapatch afterwards. Unplug and Plug the PDB…