Monday, 4 November 2013

Oracle Exalytics Initial Release and Latest Patches


The blog is an attempt to list down the Exalytics Patches available so far.

Oracle Exalytics?

Oracle Exalytics is Oracle’s in-memory BI machine. It comprises of Oracle enterprise BI platform, Times Ten in-memory analytics software and in-memory Essbase, and hardware. These components are optimized for performance for business intelligence and planning applications.

Exalytics Versions and Patches

Oracle Exalytics Version 1.0.0.0.0 is the initial version of Oracle Exalytics. There are three Oracle Exalytics Patch Set (PS) patches available till date. The Exalytics does not support any previous releases of Oracle BI Suite than 11.1.1.6
Oracle Exalytics Version 1.0.0.0.0
The initial Oracle Exalytics Version 1.0.0.0.0 release includes:
Oracle BI Suite Foundation 11.1.1.6
Oracle Hyperion Essbase Server 11.1.2.2.000
Oracle Times Ten In-Memory Database for Exalytics 11g Release 2 (11.2.2.2.0)

Oracle Exalytics Version 1.0.0.1.0 (Patchset 1)

Oracle BI Suite Foundation 11.1.1.6.2 BP1
Oracle Hyperion Essbase Server 11.1.2.2.100 (optional with PS1+)
Oracle Times Ten In-Memory Database for Exalytics 11g Release 2 (11.2.2.3.0)
Oracle Exalytics X2-4 Base Image 1.0.0.3.1
Oracle Exalytics X2-4 Configuration Utility 1.0.0.4

Oracle Exalytics Version 1.0.0.2.0 (Patchset 2)

Oracle BI Suite Foundation 11.1.1.6.5+
Oracle Hyperion Essbase Server 11.1.2.2.101 (optional with PS1+)
Oracle Times Ten In-Memory Database for Exalytics 11g Release 2 11.2.2.4.1+
Oracle Web Logic Server (WLS) 10.3.6
Oracle Exalytics Base Image Upgrade Utility 1.0.0.4
Oracle Exalytics X2-4 Configuration Utility 1.0.0.5

Oracle Exalytics Version 1.0.0.3.0 (Patchset 3)

Oracle BI Suite Foundation 11.1.1.7+
Oracle Hyperion Essbase Server 11.1.2.2.102 or 11.1.2.3.000 (optional with PS1+)
Oracle Times Ten In-Memory Database for Exalytics 11g Release 2 11.2.2.5+
Oracle Web Logic Server (WLS) 10.3.6
Exalytics Base Image 1.0.0.5.0

In next blog I would like to discuss about how to apply patches? What are best practices around applying patches?  

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