12.1.0.2 – Full Database Caching

One of the new features of 12.1.0.2 is full database caching. Some of the cynics out there might say “hey, this is how it used to work back in the pre 11 days” before this direct path read thingy. Lets see it in action.

We’ve created a table and set some dummy stats so…

12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.2 Upgrade

Now that 12.1.0.2 is released and readily available lets see it in action adn upgrade an existing 12c database. I’ll be using the 12c Oracle Developoer Days VM as my lab. Download linuxamd64_12102_database_1of2.zip and linuxamd64_12102_database_1of2.zip Unzip the files into a staging area.

Once unzipped run “runInstaller” and follow the prompts. I’ll be running and…