Asia/Novosibirsk (Russia) switch from +06 to +07 on July 2016 - Impact on Oracle RDBMS
(Doc ID 2152421.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 25, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11 [Release 9.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
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Asia/Novosibirsk (Russia) switch from +06 to +07 on July 2016. https://rg.ru/2016/06/14/reg-sibfo/deputaty-pereveli-chasy-v-novosibirskoj-oblasti.html
The affected timezones are :
These are expected to be included in tzdata2016f.
The DSTv26 patch does NOT include this change, since this change was announced after DSTv26 was made.
It change will be included in DSTv27
Anyone who may be using the affected Russian Timezones
The Oracle kernel itself is also not impacted by the OS/system clock changes (or for that matter Oracle DST patches). <Note:1013279.6> How Does Daylight Savings Time Affect The Database Kernel?
TSTZ: TimeStamp with Time Zone
TSLTZ: TimeStamp with Local Time Zone
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In this Document
|1) The DATE dataype and SYSDATE / SYSTIMESTAMP|
|2) Storing data in the TimeStamp with (Local) Time Zone datatype.|
|3) TimeStamp with Time Zone columns are used, how do I see if the affected Russian Timezones are stored?|
|4) Database timezone , Session timezone and CURRENT_DATE , LOCALTIMESTAMP , CURRENT_TIMESTAMP functions|
|5) Oracle DST patches and this change.|
|6) The OJVM dst information|
|7) Java in the Database home|
|8) Other Oracle software (Enterprise Manager , Oracle Applications etc)|
|9) Will any data stored in DATE, TIMESTAMP, TIMESTAMP WITH (LOCAL) TIMEZONE columns be affected by changing the server OS timezone?|