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Database Certified with EBS 12.2

Steven Chan
Senior Director

[Oct. 7, 2014 update: Added Data Guard and Active DataGuard options to the list of pending certifications]

I’m pleased to announce that, the base release for the 12c Database, is now certified with E-Business Suite 12.2. This expands on our previously-announced certification for EBS 11i, 12.0, and 12.1.  

Database support implications may also be reviewed in this database patching and support article.

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Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.2 and higher
Certified Platforms
  • Linux x86-64 (Oracle Linux 5, 6)
  • Linux x86-64 (RHEL 5, 6)
  • Linux x86-64 (SLES 11)
  • Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit) (10, 11)
  • Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit) (10, 11) -- Database-tier only
Pending Platform Certifications
  • Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
  • IBM AIX on Power Systems (64-bit)
  • HP-UX Itanium
  • IBM: Linux on System z 
Database Feature and Option Certifications The following database options and features are supported for use:

Pending Feature/Option Certifications

  • Oracle Multitenant
  • Oracle Database Vault
  • Transportable Database and Transportable Tablespaces data migration processes
  • Oracle DataGuard
  • Oracle Active DataGuard

About the pending certifications Oracle's Revenue Recognition rules prohibit us from discussing certification and release dates, but you're welcome to monitor or subscribe to this blog for updates, which I'll post as soon as soon as they're available.    

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Comments ( 6 )
  • guest Monday, September 22, 2014

    Steven, We have been waiting for this announcement for the past few months. Thanks for the announcement. Is 12c In-Memory Option certified with 12.2?

  • Steven Chan Tuesday, September 23, 2014

    Hello, Guest,

    More details about the In Memory Database Option are coming soon. Watch this blog for new articles.



  • Jim Deely Thursday, September 25, 2014

    Hi Steven,

    Thanks for the news. When will it be updated in the certifications tab in MOS becasue currently it states the certification stops at

  • guest Friday, July 15, 2016

    Hello Steven,

    We are going to upgrade the EBS from 12.1.3 to R12.2 and the database is on The platform is Oracle linux 6 x86-64.

    In the database preparation document 1349240.1, it is recommended to upgrade to latest patchset of 12cR1 ( before upgrading to R12.2. But due to some specific requirement, we want to stay the database on version Please confirm if it is a must to upgrade the database to before upgrading to R12.2. Is it possible to stay at

    1)In the MOS certificates, is not certified database version running on EBS 12.2.5, only and versions are certified. But is still certificated version running on EBS 12.2.4.

    Does it mean we must upgrade database to if they upgrade to 12.2.5, but it is possible for us to stay on if we choose to upgrade to 12.2.4?

    2) If we stay at, what are might impacts or risks?


  • Steven Chan Friday, July 15, 2016

    Hello, Guest,

    Database or are the minimum mandatory prerequisite for all EBS 12.2.x implementations, including EBS 12.2.4. Patches required for the correct operation of EBS 12.2.x are not available for earlier database releases.



  • Kailash Wednesday, July 24, 2019

    we want to know Oracle 12c VPD is certified for EBS R12.2?

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