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Sunday, October 19, 2008

Critical Patch Update 2008

Oracle Released Critical Patch Update Security Patch 2008 at 14-oct for the various product.

Check the below link for the full details

Oracle Technology Network:

Oracle, PeopleSoft and JD Edwards products:

Oracle BEA products:

What is Oracle Critical patch update ?

Oracle Released Critical Patch Update in Every Three months interval. according to that oracle will released next cpu patch at the following dates

January 13, 2009
April 14, 2009
July 14, 2009
Oct 13, 2009

It is almost require to apply on database but some DBA's are not agree with this. so it is depands on production enviourment finally.

Always apply and test cpu at TEST instance before going to production.

I applied CPU patch on the following production instance.

1. 10gr1 ( on windows 2003

2. 10gr2 ( on windows 2003

next week i am going to apply on linux based system for the same version.

Everything done successfully in 10gr2. but i got EXP-00056 + ORA-00932 error in 10gr1 after cpu patch applied during export operation. click here for more details

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