Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications and platform services. We ensure business continuity for our customers via a highly effective 24×7 Service Desk. But my expectation is easy and clear: A software which costs nearly 40. The patches created during extended support period only are available to customers with extended support activated. These points are discussed in more detail below. Oracle 11gR2 for whatever reason has a 5 year, 4 month window.
But we all know how long an upgrade takes from planning to the actual execution and testing. You have until May 2017 before you have to start paying extra money and December 2020 before the patches stop coming in. During this period, you will receive Extended Support during these periods as described in the Oracle Technical Support Levels section below. Will I benefit from the extended support till May 2017? This information can be found in. Details can be read in Chris Antogninis blog. Oracle was giving various solutions for the issue for the past one month. Pablo Paul Berzukov Author of available at amazon and other bookstores.
A migration is not a quick process, it needs to be understood and planned correctly, the following are just some examples of our pre-migration activities with clients. Oracle Database 11gR2: The Extended Support fee has been waived for the period of February 2015 - December 2018. Finally, if you migrate to 11. . And of course there are a ton of changes in 12. Solution To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account. Last week, during a quiet working morning, my colleague sent me a link that changed my working focus for few hours.
All that has changed now that Oracle has announced that Extended Support fees for 11g will be waived until May 2017 and 11. While the Extended Support programs for 11g provides a lot of runway for the 12c upgrade, Oracle's support resources will inevitably be more focused on the newer current releases, and will become more so over time. You are not just testing the product. You are testing your software against that product. In this Document My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts. We care, we work with our clients, we deliver. You can request patchsets, new releases, patches for know bugs and the creation of new bug fixes.
It made a database upgrade a bigger project than expected and suddenly upgrading the database wasn't as urgent any more. There is an additional fee for Extended Support. This is helpfull as it can take a while for us to get patchsets certified internally and by vendors. In some cases, a single chip architecture is provided by multiple vendors. Installation Information For the standard method of installing WebLogic Platform and WebLogic Server, see the Oracle Products Installation Guide for your release. Reason 3 - Better Support Experience: The 12c release has been out for over a year now, and support for the latest and greatest release always seems to be better than for older releases.
For many companies still on the 8. Unsure about the support status of your current system and the risks related? If we don't upgrade to Oracle 12, what happens when free extended support ends in May-2017? There's no bug fixing support for Oracle Database 11. During this period, you will receive Extended Support during these periods as described in the Oracle Technical Support Levels section below. If special installation instructions are required, they are provided along with the operating system and hardware configurations supported by WebLogic Platform and WebLogic Server. If you are running Oracle 11. Our primary goal is to deliver high quality solutions allowing organisations to achieve their business objectives.
There are no security fixes for 11. In any case is a good time to begin the migration plans if not done yet. Just saying ;- You'll be even in more trouble as the minimum release to upgrade to 12. This is treated under Oracle's Lifetime Support Policy. The 11g support clock is ticking, with the first step of Extended Support starting Jan 2015 in order to get Extended Support you will have to be on Oracle Database 11.
For details, see the installation guide for WebLogic Server. And actually, from a database standpoint, I wonder how long you run without fixes. I hope Oracle scrap the whole release 1, release 2 naming approach. Oracle supports such implementations when they are certified for compliance by their respective owners. Regarding the changes in the parameters of the optimizer in 12. Since the advisor explicitly encourages testing any and all suggestions on a test non-production environment advisor should not held liable or responsible for any actions taken based on the given advice. So I want to know till what date our customers can use Oracle 11g with our application, post which they can consider upgrading to 12c.
I see customers with hundreds of databases on 11. Cheers Tim… Hi Tim, I know all arguments against and for installing first Oracle releases. And unfortunately a lot of database I see today when visiting customers are not even on 11. Your experience will depend on the feature set you rely on. In contrast the upgrade from 11.
Don't have a My Oracle Support account? We can help you estimating effort and plans for a successful upgrade based on our experience. There are lots of online resources and a whole series of Oracle technical seminars dedicated to the 12c Upgrade program see link below for some good online resources. If all you need is support for your existing and working environment having the latest bundle patch, then yes, you're fine and you'll be until December 2018. This information can be found in. Our migration approach reduces the Code Freeze time to a minimum; the time to swap between versions in the production environment can also be minimised. We had lots of performance issues, that forced us to change our applications in more than one statement.