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(X)Query OPatch Information From The Database

There are cool posts out there regarding querying the OPatch info in Oracle 12 which…

Interesting post-install steps for Oct 2013 PSU

I have already written about RAC/Grid Infrastructure related patching of to, aka the October 2013 PSU for the database.

This post is a follow-up for pure RDBMS-only installations. I initially thought it wasn’t worth blogging about it (and hence the lag between the posts) but I came across an interesting post-apply step that is required for the databases: datapatch.

This is a new tool to run post the Patch Set Update installation against the non-CDB.

UPDATE: Oracle discourages the application of the patch set for RAC/GI on Multi-Tenant.

Here is the reference output for a non-CDB: