How to Implement an Automated Patching Solution

28 Jan 2019
11:15 - 12:00

How to Implement an Automated Patching Solution

Patching and the vulnerability space is a very hot topic at the moment. Given all the news coverage to hacking incidents the CEO’s are now starting to take an interest. This is a high level talk on how to implement an automated patching solution and the issues/concerns associated with this.

This talk is about how to implement an automated patching solution across a varied Oracle estate.
It covers the tools that were considered and how we made our final decision based upon what was technically possible and what was available to us.

We also cover the pitfalls of implementing our solution.

This talk includes a basic overview of the patching model and the path we chose (PSU/CPU/RU/RUR/BP).

The solution we implemented was successful. So this is a real-world example.

This talk is a high-level talk but will appeal to DBAs also