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Oracle® Database 10g Insider Solutions by Richard Stroupe, John Kanagaraj, Arun Kumar R.

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Applying Patch Sets with Data Guard in Place

Starting in Oracle 9i, DBAs had the option to apply major patch sets to an existing configuration that may include one or more physical and logical standby database environments (9.0.1 for physical standby and 9.2.0 for logical standby). Although the methods remain the same, the steps have evolved with the new features and commands.

The steps that follow only apply to 10.1.0.2 and higher installations. As with all patch sets, these steps should be used to supplement the latest edition of the patch set README file. For the latest patch set README, please visit MetaLink or OTN.

If your Data Guard environment also uses Real Application Clusters (RAC), the following procedures should be performed on only ...

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