Oracle database premier support for Oracle 12cR1,12cR2,18c,19c

Important Note [MAY 2020], the updated dates can be found here:

As a DBA you need to regularly check and review Oracle Support Matrix especially if you have a big infrastructure with mixed Oracle database releases. Also, its very important from a cost perspective as (it depends on your contract with Oracle), to avoid “Paid Extended Support”.

What can be read from different Oracle resource 18c & 19c are considered under 12.2 release umbrella.

To the date of writing this blog (December 15 2018), the following are support dates:

Oracle Support Dates

So 19c is considered the long term support !


Release Schedule of Current Database Releases (Doc ID 742060.1)



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