Oracle DB Patch Testing Methodology Question

  • From: "Taylor, Chris David" <ChrisDavid.Taylor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'Oracle-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'" <Oracle-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 07:53:05 -0500

Hey guys, I need to patch our db's to the latest patch and we're 
currently on (where x=CPU patch).

I'm curious how much "testing" time people build in when doing a patch?  
(versus a version upgrade)

I'm thinking that a patch update probably doesn't require as much testing, but 
I'm not sure if I might be mistaken.


Chris Taylor
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