?
Solved

Should you apply patches to the Oracle EBS VISION demo installation?

Posted on 2011-03-01
1
Medium Priority
?
804 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-16
I was always taught that the Oracle EBS VISION demo installation was, just that, for demonstration purposes. It should not have patches applied to it as it is in a stable state and is only for demonstrating and exploring the features of a particular version of EBS. Am I right? Why or why not?
0
Comment
Question by:jwalthour
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
j_coreil earned 200 total points
ID: 35014350
General consensus is that the application of patches on a VISION instance is to become familiar with all of the problems that could arise during said patch application. For instance some of the HR/Payroll patches or ATG patches could really impact a lot of the system functionality. Therefore someone would want to learn by testing in an instance that is far more complicated then your own production instance.

While many of my clients have multiple non-production instances, we always perform ATG patching, database upgrade, EBS point release patching, and major version upgrades to a VISION instance before we even try on a client's non-production instance.

Lastly, if you use the VISION instance for demoing then I would suggest putting it on a maintenance schedule just like any other instance. Your sales folks would want to demo the latest release most of the time.
0

Featured Post

[Webinar] How Hackers Steal Your Credentials

Do You Know How Hackers Steal Your Credentials? Join us and Skyport Systems to learn how hackers steal your credentials and why Active Directory must be secure to stop them.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Salesforce.com’s Console is a great tool to view activities, leads, contacts, accounts and opportunities all in one screen. It is particularly effective during call blocks and working numerous activities at a time in a quick, repetitive fashion (suc…
Note: You must have administrative privileges in order to create/edit Sharing Rules. Salesforce.com (http://www.salesforce.com) (SFDC) is a cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) system. It is a database most commonly used by sales an…
Sometimes it takes a new vantage point, apart from our everyday security practices, to truly see our Active Directory (AD) vulnerabilities. We get used to implementing the same techniques and checking the same areas for a breach. This pattern can re…
In this video, Percona Director of Solution Engineering Jon Tobin discusses the function and features of Percona Server for MongoDB. How Percona can help Percona can help you determine if Percona Server for MongoDB is the right solution for …
Suggested Courses

762 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question