October 2017 archive

Oct 25

RU or RUR?

Oracle 12.2 has changed the patches. It used to be so easy back in the day. Just download the Cumulative Patch Update (CPU) and apply the latest/greatest security patches. Then Oracle decided security patches were not enough so they gave us the Patch Set Update (PSU) which contained the regression fixes on top of plugging …

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Oct 09

Filtering Alert Logs in EM13c

I’ve been receiving ORA-1555 (snapshot too old) alerts from my databases via Enterprise Manager 13c. For production environments, these are good alerts to receive and can be an indicator that I have an issue to resolve. For my development databases, ORA-1555 errors are not a concern of mine. It is common for developers to write …

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