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How am I supposed to update PostgreSQL on Windows, once installed, without manually installing new installers?

I have PostgreSQL 11.5 installed on Windows 10. It was installed with the EnterpriseDB installer, which is the only one which exists these days. If I go to https://www.postgresql.org/download/windows/...
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Oracle Database Server TNS Listener Remote Registration Vulnerability (CVE-2012-1675)

Some of our Internal DBs Oracle installed in Linux and Windows servers have been highlighted with the issue Oracle TNS Listener Remote Poisoning (CVE-2012-1675). This security alert addresses the ...
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Cannot apply patches to SQL Server 2016

I have a SQL Server 2016 instance version is SP1-GDR - 13.0.4202.2. I want to apply the Cumulative Update packages but they will not install. When you step through them, you cannot select any options ...
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Has my repair fixed incomplete patching?

I am patching a SQL2008R2 Express Edition instance. On the first failed attempt, all seemed to be fine - SQL loaded, dbs online, @@VERSION returned the expected results, but errors were found during ...
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ORA-20013: DBMS_QOPATCH ran mostly in non install area

I have problems with patching p23054246_121020_Linux-x86-64 on an oracle database 12.1.0.2.0 on a Red Hat Enterprise 7.2. The patch installation seems to work but when I do the datapatch it fails: -...
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SQL Server Setup failure - Cached MSI files are missing

Trying to apply SQL Server 2008 SP4 to an old instance I now have to look after, but the installer is failing with TITLE: SQL Server Setup failure. SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error:...
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Oracle 12cR2 - Upgrade Catalog Command Taking Too Much Time

I patched my database (Windows database bundle patch 12.2.0.1.201020 (31654782)). There are 6 instances on the server. After the patch, the UPGRADE CATALOG command I ran on RMAN for the first 5 ...
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What happens when using SCCM I deploy SQL server patch to a server with a different SQL version?

I have about 80 SQL servers that I want to patch. I have decided to use SCCM to get this done by preparing the following: Create a device collection with all SQL servers. Create a software update ...
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How to get SQL Server 2017 shared feature versions to match the instance version for a successful cumulative update?

I am trying to execute a cumulative update on SQL Server 2017. In the process I noticed that the shared feature Integration Services and SQL Client Connectivity SDK are the ones selected to update and ...
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Cumulative Update 3 & 4 Caused Synchronous Commit Failures in Availability Groups

So this week I was patching our SQL Servers that host our availability groups. Never had an issue with them in the past, fairly standard process. I have two servers (call them SQL1 and SQL2) in the ...
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Should I install all cumulative updates/service packs when doing a clean install of SQL Server 2016? 2019?

Going to set up a new database instance from scratch. Debating between SQL Server 2016 and 2019. I've never installed a service pack or cumulative update on previous instances, mostly because ...
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Do we need to shutdown DB/Stop DB service before Windows server patching

Before patching Windows server, do we need to shut down any DB or stop DB service. If we need to shutdown a MongoDB on a node(Windows server) which is part of a replica set, what we need to before ...
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Using WSUS to Patch SQL Server

So, it's been a while since the discussions about patching changes to SQL Server by Microsoft in these links (WSUS for SQL server patching & https://www.brentozar.com/archive/2016/08/windows-...
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SQL 2008 Version Number Question

When I run the SQL Server 2008 Setup Discovery Report, all of the components (Database Engine Services, Management Tools - Complete, etc) show as version 10.3.5852.0. However, I cannot find any ...
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SQL Server updates missing from WSUS

I don't use WSUS for SQL Server patching because we have so many different compatibility issues, requirements and downtime OLA's that it makes it impossible to deploy anything in this way - not sure ...
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How do I create a oracle database patch list overview?

I need to create an list for Oracle database patch versions for a recurring audit on patch states. It will check whether the current patch state of Oracle database meets the required patch state of a ...