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  • June 2, 2020

Oracle Database 19c Support for Oracle Database Appliance

Carlos Ortiz
Sr. Principal Product Manager

Oracle Database 19c is the long term support release of the Oracle Database 12c and 18c family of products.  The current ODA 19c release is 19.9. The ODA 19.8 Release was the first release to support Oracle Database 19c on the ODA Virtualized Platform. The ODA 19.6 Release was the first ODA main release for bare-metal deployments to support Oracle Database 19c. 

 

ODA 19.9 Release

The ODA 19.9 Release supports Oracle Database 19.x, 18.x, 12.2.0.1, 12.1.0.2, 11.2.0.4 database versions for all supported ODA models. For bare-metal deployments, the ODA 19.9 Release supports both fresh provisioning and patching from the ODA 19.5, 19.6, 19.7, and 19.8 Releases.  For virtualized platform deployments, the ODA 19.9 Release is coming in the second half of November 2020 and it will support both fresh provisioning and patching from the ODA 19.8 Release.

For more information, review the Oracle Database Appliance 19.9 Release documentation

ODA 19.8 Release

The ODA 19.8 Release supports Oracle Database 19.x, 18.x, 12.2.0.1, 12.1.0.2, 11.2.0.4 database versions for both bare metal and virtualized platform deployments on all supported ODA models. For bare-metal deployments, the ODA 19.8 Release supports patching from the ODA 19.5, 19.6, and 19.7 Releases. For Virtualized Platform deployments, the ODA 19.8 Release supports upgrading from ODA 18.8 Release only.

For more information, review the Oracle Database Appliance 19.8 Release documentation

ODA 19.7 Release

The ODA 19.7 Release supports Oracle Database 19.x along with 18.x, 12.2.0.1, 12.1.0.2, and 11.2.0.4 database versions on all supported ODA models. The ODA 19.7 Release supports both fresh provisionings and patching from the ODA 19.5 and 19.6 Release of bare-metal deployments.

For more information, review the Oracle Database Appliance 19.7 Release documentation

ODA 19.6 Release

The ODA 19.6 Release supports Oracle Database 19.6 along with 18.x, 12.2.0.1, 12.1.0.2, and 11.2.0.4 database versions on all supported ODA models. The ODA 19.6 Release supports both fresh provisioning and upgrading from the ODA 18.8 Release of bare-metal deployments. The operating system will be upgraded to Oracle Linux 7 and the Grid Infrastructure will be upgraded to 19.6 when upgrading to this release. 

Note: as of Aug 2020, a new ODA DCS-agent 19.6.0.1.0 patch number 31723973 (approx. size is 600MB) is available. Refer to the ODA 19.6 Release Notes section "Availability of New DCS Agent Patch for this Release” for details.

For more information, review the Oracle Database Appliance 19.6 Release documentation.

ODA 19.5 Release

The ODA 19.5 Release supports fresh provisioning of Oracle Database 19.5 bare-metal deployments on all supported ODA models (X5, X6, X7, and X8). Upgrading to the ODA 19.5 Release from an ODA 18.x Release is not supported. This release also cannot be patched to the ODA 19.6 Release. It is possible to patch the ODA 19.5 Release to the ODA 19.7 Release.  

For more information, review the Oracle Database Appliance 19.5 Release documentation.

 

ODA 19c Release Matrix (patching from previous releases)



 

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