Thursday Nov 27, 2014

Cumulative Patch Release: DAC and DAC

The following cumulative patches have been released for DAC and DAC (for customers).

These downloads are available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section.


Patch 20088548: DAC Cumulative Patch for BI APPS - Nov 2014

DAC (for

Patch 20070453: DAC Standalone Cumulative Patch - NOV 2014

Refer to the Readme files prior to proceeding with these cumulative implementations for important information that includes the supported paths per component, along with a full list of the defects fixed, additional support information, prerequisites, details for applying patch and troubleshooting FAQ's.

It is important to ensure that the requirements and support paths to this patch are met as outlined within the Readme file. The Readme file is available from the Patches & Updates download screen for each of the DAC components..

Why not share your experience about installing this patch ...

In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen simply click the "Start a Discussion" and submit your review.

The patch install reviews and other patch related information is available within the My Oracle Support Communities. Visit the Oracle OBIA sub-space:

BI Patch Reviews

For questions specific to OBIA  ...

The My Oracle Support Community "OBIA" is the ideal first stop to seek & find product specific answers:


Friday Jan 31, 2014

Latest Cumulative Patch for DAC

If you are ever needing to know what the latest cumulative patches are for DAC look no further than the following articles:

What is the latest Cumulative Patch for DAC
Doc ID 1365152.1


What is the latest Cumulative Patch for DAC
Doc ID 1616861.1

Being cumulative means you can apply them without needing to apply previous patches, all fixes from previous patches are incorporated.

Direct links for the January 2014 Cumulative Patches:

Instructions for obtaining the January patches from within My Oracle Support:

   1. Log into
   2. Navigate to "Patches and Updates" tab

  • For the January Patch
    - Enter 18125904 for "Patch Name Or Number" in the Patch Search section and click Search
    - It should find "DAC STANDALONE CUMULATIVE PATCH - JAN 2014" patch

  • For the January Patch
    - Enter 18119302 for "Patch Name Or Number" in the Patch Search section and click Search
    - It should find "DAC CUMULATIVE PATCH FOR BI APPS - JAN 2014" patch

Be sure to review the related Readme files
available via "Patches and Updates"

Thursday Jan 09, 2014

OBIA: Upgrading to Informatica PowerCenter 9.5.1 Hot Fix 2

Informatica PowerCenter 9.5.1 Hot Fix 2 is now available in the Business Intelligence (BI) 11g media pack for download and use with BI Applications 7.9.x

By upgrading to Informatica PowerCenter 9.5.1 Hot Fix 2, customers can avail of support for Informatica PowerCenter on higher versions of operating systems, support for the Oracle Business Analytics Warehouse on higher versions of database platforms, and bug and security fixes.

To assist with the upgrade a New Whitepaper has been made available. This document covers information on downloading, the upgrading and configuring.  The Whitepaper is available via the "My Oracle Support" Knowledge article:

"Oracle BI Applications: Upgrading to Informatica PowerCenter 9.5.1 Hot Fix 2"
[Doc ID 1610752.1]

Ref: OracleBIApps_UpgradeINFAPowerCenter_9.5.1HotFix2_Doc_ID_1610752.1.docx


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