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We would like to take advantages of some features Oracle has to offer in the new space which will increase application uptime and availability during database patching.
In our environment in order to support rolling patches and ensure application continuity within an Oracle 19c Exadata environment, B2bi application must support GDS and Application Continuity and Transaction Guard. GDS is utility that will allow for database names to change without requiring connection string changes. Application Continuity and Transaction Guard (ACTG) is an Oracle feature that protects any in flight update/delete transactions.
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As an Enterprise File Transfer Engineer I would like to increase uptime for my application.
We would like to take advantages of some Oracle features which will help us achieve our goal and avoid application outages and disruptions of service that can occur during database patching. Oracle provides the means for rolling patches, provided application can support GDS and Application Continuity and Transaction Guard. GDS is utility that will allow for database names to change without requiring connection string changes. Application Continuity and Transaction Guard (ACTG) is an Oracle feature that protects any in flight update/delete transactions.
We're asking that B2bi application support GDS and Application Continuity and Transaction Guard.
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