Here are our latest upgrade recommendations for Oracle E-Business Suite updates and technology stack components. These quarterly recommendations are based upon the latest updates to Oracle's product strategies, latest support timelines, and newly-certified releases.
You can research these yourself using this MOS Note:
Note: EBS 12.1, 12.0 and 11.5.10 are in sustaining support. No new patches are available. You should upgrade to EBS 12.2. Before upgrading to EBS 12.2, apply the minimum 12.0 patching baseline or the minimum 11i patching baseline.
Upgrade Recommendations for February 2024
|Check your EBS support status and patching baseline
EBS 12.2 is in Premier Support to at least December 2034
|Apply the latest EBS suite-wide RPC or RUP
|Use the latest Rapid Install
Apply the latest EBS technology stack, tools, and libraries
AD/TXK Delta 15
Web ADI RPC
Report Manager Bundle 5
EBS 12.2.12 OAF Bundle 4
EBS 12.2.11 OAF Bundle 8
EBS 12.2.10 OAF Bundle 18
EBS 12.2.9 OAF Bundle 17
EBS 12.2.8/7 OAF Bundle 22
EBS 12.2.6 OAF Bundle 33
EBS 12.2.5 OAF Bundle 27
EBS 12.2.4 OAF Bundle 25
Daylight Savings Time DSTv42
Apply the latest security updates
|Use the latest certified desktop components
Migrate to Java Web Start
|Upgrade to the latest database
|If you're using Oracle Identity Management
|If you're using Oracle Discoverer
Migrate to Enterprise Command Center (ECC)
Discoverer 184.108.40.206 is in Sustaining Support as of June 2017
|If you're using Oracle Portal
|Migrate to Oracle WebCenter Portal 12c
Elke is a Product Manager in the Oracle E-Business Suite Applications Technology Group. She joined Oracle in 2011 after having been an Oracle customer and Oracle Technologist (Oracle Database Administrator, Oracle Applications DBA, Technical Architect and Technical Manager of an Oracle Applications DBA Team) since 1993. As part of the Oracle E-Business Suite Applications Technology Product Management Team, her scope of responsibility includes security, database certifications and advanced architectures for on-premises and Oracle Cloud deployments. She is a frequent contributor and editor of the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Blog.
Elke is the lead author of the Oracle Applications DBA Field Guide (Apress 2006) and Oracle R12 Applications DBA Field Guide (Coqui Tech and Press 2010). Elke is also the founder of the Oracle Applications User Group (OAUG) E-Business Suite Applications Technology Special Interest Group (SIG) and served as President of the SIG from February 2005 - August 2011. Elke has been a speaker at the Oracle OpenWorld and Collaborate conferences since 2004. Prior to joining Oracle, Elke was designated an Oracle ACE (2007) and Oracle ACE Director (2009). She received the OAUG Oracle Ambassador of the Year award in 2015.
Elke has a Computer Science Degree and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma. In her spare time, Elke enjoys traveling especially to Europe, Puerto Rico and the amazing US National Parks. Elke also enjoys hiking, antiquing, gardening and cooking.