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

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

https://geodatamaster.com/2020/04/21/oracle-database-product-life-cycle-support-19c18c-and-now-12cr2-is-extended/

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 !

Resources:

Release Schedule of Current Database Releases (Doc ID 742060.1)

https://mikedietrichde.com/2018/12/14/premier-support-extension-for-oracle-19c-and-more/

 

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