Minimal downtime patching via cloning 11gR2 ORACLE_HOME directories (Doc ID 1136544.1)

Last updated on JULY 03, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1.0 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This document describes a procedure to install patches on RDBMS and GRID ORACLE_HOME directories specifically in a clustered environment with a minimal amount of downtime and risk.

Solution

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