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Queryable Patch Inventory -- SQL Interface to view, compare, validate database patches (Doc ID 1585814.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 22, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle Database 12c, provides access to the OPatch inventory information from within the database using PL/SQL and SQL interface. Some of the usecases to  leverage Queryable patch inventory are illustrated here


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In this Document
 Displaying Details of Single Patch
 Determine Patches Install Status
 Determine Patches Pre-req and Overlay
 Compare Patch Levels among RAC Instances
 Get RAC instance specific patch details
  Compare Patches in RAC
 Compare Patch Levels: Reference (Gold) Patch Level

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