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New Oracle E-Business Suite Person Data Removal Tool Now Available

Oracle is pleased to announce the availability of the Oracle E-Business Suite Person Data Removal Tool, designed to remove (obfuscate) data associated with people in E-Business Suite systems. Customers can apply the tool to select information in their E-Business Suite production systems to help address internal operational and external regulatory requirements, such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For more details, see: Release Announcement  Oracle...

Monday, May 21, 2018 | Database Tier | Read More

April 2018 Update to E-Business Suite Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC)

The E-Business Suite Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC) tool helps you identify application or database tier overlay patches that need to be applied to your Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 system. ETCC maps missing overlay patches to the default corresponding Database Patch Set Update (PSU) patches, and displays them in a patch recommendation summary. What’s New ETCC has been updated to include bug fixes and patching combinations for the following recommended versions of...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | Database Tier | Read More

Quarterly EBS Upgrade Recommendations: April 2018 Edition

We've previously provided advice on the general priorities for applying EBS updates and creating a comprehensive maintenance strategy.    Here are our latest upgrade recommendations for 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 Note: How to Find E-Business Suite...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 | Database Tier | Read More

Critical Patch Update for April 2018 Now Available

The Critical Patch Update (CPU) for April 2018 was released on April 17, 2018. 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"...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Database Tier | Read More

New Whitepaper: Solutions to EBS 12.2 Upgrade Performance Issues

Our Performance Group has just released a new whitepaper: Oracle EBS R12.2 Upgrade - Outstanding Performance Bugs, Issues and Solutions during Upgrade (Note 2357810.1) This white paper lists performance issues that may slow down your upgrade to E-Business Suite 12.2. It lists: Upgrade performance issues fixed in EBS 12.2.7, 12.2.0 Cumulative Update Patch 8 (CUP8), or associated patches Standalone performance upgrade issues with fixes Database fixes for EBS upgrade performance...

Thursday, April 5, 2018 | Database Tier | Read More

Export List of Files Changed by an EBS Patch to CSV

Patch Wizard compares patches in your EBS environment against a list of all recommended Oracle E-Business Suite patches. Recommended patches can include high-priority patches or patches that update to a new codelevel, such as release update packs (RUPs), product family RUPs, and pre-upgrade patches. Patch Wizard can analyze the impact of specific patches on your environment. It can list new files introduced and all of the files that are changed by those patches. You can then...

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 | Database Tier | Read More

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