January 2017 archive

Jan 27

Free ES for and 12.2 Release Date

The free Extended Support period for Oracle 11.2.04 has been extended for the second time. Oracle will now offer Extended Support for free to its customers with a current maintenance agreement up until Dec 31, 2018. This is almost a full two years away. Those running on Oracle can breath a sigh of relieft …

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Jan 03

Database Upgrades – Flu Shots or Flu?

The new year is upon us and people are starting to ramp up their IT projects for 2017. Is a database upgrade on  your list of projects? Unless you’re running Oracle across the board in  your data center, it should be! I was answering some Oracle upgrade questions today when it occurred to me …

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