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Critical Patch Update for July 2009 Now Available

The Critical Patch Update (CPU) for July 2009 was released on July 14th, 2009. Oracle strongly recommends applying the patches as soon as possible. The Critical Patch Update Advisory is the starting point for relevant information. It includes a list of products affected, pointers to obtain the patches, a summary of the security vulnerabilities, and links to other important documents. Supported Products that are not listed in the "Supported Products and Components Affected"...

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 | Application Tier | Read More

Latest DSTv11 Timezone Patches Available for E-Business Suite

For reasons mysterious to me, world governments apparently like to change their timezones on a regular basis.  If your E-Business Suite Release 11i or 12 environment has been configured to support Daylight Saving Time (DST) or international time zones, it's important that you keep your timezone definition files up-to-date.  They were last changed in February 2009, and they've been updated once again:  DSTv11 is now available and certified with the E-Business Suite. Is Your...

Friday, July 10, 2009 | Application Tier | Read More

Choosing a Shared File System for Oracle E-Business Suite

[Jun. 6, 2016 Update: OCFS2 is certified for EBS 12.2; see this article for details] [Mar. 5, 2015 Update:  OCFS2 is not certified for EBS 12.2 shared file system configurations yet. This certification is underway. Customers should use alternative file systems until this certification is completed.] [March 18, 2013 Update: Added ACFS information captured in the comments to the article body] [March 10, 2010 Update:  OCFS2 for Linux is now certified for EBS 12 application tier...

Wednesday, July 8, 2009 | Application Tier | Read More

Comparisons of E-Business Suite Release 12 Rapid Install Techstacks

[Jul 6, 2009 Update: Database version for 12.0.4 Rapid install was 10.2.0.3, not 10.2.0.4. Table corrected now. A reader recently asked where she could find a summary of the E-Business Suite Release 12 technology stack components for different R12 releases.  As it turns out, there's a long answer to this deceptively-simple question.  This level ofinformation is spread in a variety of release-specific Notes, making it tricky to compare which components were delivered as part of...

Friday, July 3, 2009 | Application Tier | Read More

Support Policies for Virtualization Technologies and Oracle E-Business Suite

We've previously written about our certification and support stance for virtualization technologies with the E-Business Suite in a series of related articles (see below).  Our Applications Platforms Group has revisited this subject and has published an official statement in a new Metalink Note: Platform Vendor Virtualization Technologies and Oracle E-Business Suite (Metalink Note 794016.1) If you've been looking for an authoritative Metalink Note that summarizes our previous...

Friday, April 10, 2009 | Application Tier | Read More
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