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Oracle Database patch set is out

For all who may concern ;)

Oracle is out for Linux x86 and Linux x86_64

It’s patch set 10098816!

Packaging: Starting with the first patch set for Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (, Oracle Database patch sets are full installations of the Oracle Database software. In past releases, Oracle Database patch sets consisted of a set of files that replaced files in an existing Oracle home. Beginning with Oracle Database 11g release 2, patch sets are full installations that replace existing installations.

Have a look at Document ID 1189783.1 please.

EDIT: Being withdrawn within hours after publishing, the patch is back available now at

Be careful!
Martin Klier

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Oracle ASM quote of the week

Please, do yourself a favour and NEVER EVER use ASM on Windows!

“Dear Sir,

obviously I forgot to put a file system on drives E:, F: and G: of the
DB machine. I did this now, and hope you excuse the delay.

Best regards
John Doe
Windows Server Administrator”

/* no comment */

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Oracle: Example schema for my DB lectures

This is my example schema, basis for the DB tuning lectures. Please use your “save as” function or copy the URI to use wget.


Martin Klier

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