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Oracle Database Patch availability and support end date information

Oracle Database Patch availability and support information

With released of new Oracle Database version, We are also getting dates regarding Patch availability, Premier Support and Extended Support. It help us to know at which extent Oracle provide us support of our new Oracle Database Version. This dates help us to decided at which version we will get maximum support from Oracle side.

Following is the chart prepared from Oracle Doc id (Doc ID 742060.1) which having details of Patching Availability, Version Premier Support and Extended Support.

Patching Availability Details
Note: You can download patches until which date end first from both premier support or patch availability after that it goes to extended support if patch availability date not ends.
Highlighted: Primer support is finished before the patch availability date.


Patch Details
Version Patch Available Premier Support Extended Support 13-SEP-2011 DEC-2018 N/A 31-OCT-2013 DEC-2018 N/A 27-AUG-2015 DEC-2018 27-AUG-2015 31-DEC-2020 DEC-2018 31-DEC-2020 31-AUG-2016 JUL-2019 N/A 31-JUL-2021 JUL-2019 31-JUL-2021 20-NOV-2020 MAR-2023 N/A
18c 24 month after 19c MAR-2023 N/A
19c 31-MAR-2026 MAR-2023 31-MAR-2026

More Detail Refer following links:

  1. https://community.oracle.com/community/support/support-blogs/database-support-blog/blog/2014/10/16/database-102-111-112-121-roadmap-and-support-life-cycle
  2. http://www.oracle.com/us/support/library/lsp-tech-chart-069290.pdf
  3. http://www.oracle.com/us/support/library/lifetime-support-technology-069183.pdf