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New Performance-Enhanced EBS 11i Patch Wizard Now Available

Steven Chan
Senior Director

Premier Support for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11i ended in November 2010.  Extended Support begins when Premier Support ends, providing coverage until November 2013. A new set of minimum technical requirements for Apps 11i went into effect when Extended Support began in November 2010.  These new minimum baseline patch requirements are listed in:

Last year we released an updated E-Business Suite Release 11i Patch Wizard that could generate a detailed report of the patches required to bring your E-Business Suite 11i environment up to the minimum baseline patching level. That version of the Patch Wizard had some issues that could result in very long analysis times.  In some unusual cases, checking the full dependency chains of all required patches with that Patch Wizard release could be forty hours or longer.

Our Patch Wizard team has recently released an updated version of the Patch Wizard that reduces the report generation time dramatically.  In some cases, reports can be generated in under a minute.  

This performance-enhanced version of the Patch Wizard is available for download here:

Screenshot of Patch Wizard dialog

Your feedback is welcome We're extremely interested in hearing about your use cases and your experiences with this updated Patch Wizard. Please post a comment here or drop us a line with your thoughts.


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