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How Does Daylight Savings Time Affect The Database Kernel? (Doc ID 1013279.6)

Last updated on DECEMBER 09, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 and later
Oracle Database - Personal Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
*** Checked for relevance on 12-Apr-2016 ***

Symptoms

 When the system clock is changed (manually adjusted) or during DST the time goes forward or back l, does this have any potentially harmful effects for the database kernel itself?
 

Changes

 Adjusting the server clock or DST transition

Cause

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