Re: Applying CPU to RAC with physical standby

From: S. Anthony Sequeira <>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 10:46:47 +0100
Message-Id: <1211968007.9251.4.camel@quasar.sequestor.lan>

On Wed, 2008-05-28 at 10:58 +0200, Carel-Jan Engel wrote:
> Are you trying to ask whether a rolling upgrade is possible?
> If so, the answer is NO.
> Despite attempts from Oracle to redefine the meaning of 'rolling
> upgrade', update a system without any downtime for the application is
> not possible.

Hi Carel-Jan,

No I'm asking whether it's possible to apply the patch with at least one node servicing the database, as I did for the pre-production database, with a short downtime for the recompile views post-installation step. Unfortunately this doesn't seem possible with a standby database involved.


S. Anthony Sequeira
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