Issues encountered after applying Database Proactive Bundle Patch + OJVM PSU 12.1.0.2.180717

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I have to admit that I always volunteer at work when a patching has to be done. I like patching. Not the patching process itself, but the learning process. Sometimes it even helps me get better at troubleshooting.
Today I just want to gather in one post a few things that came up after applying Database Proactive Bundle Patch + OJVM PSU 12.1.0.2.180717, hoping this can help someone somewhere 🙂 I will update this post later if I encouter new issues.

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Duplicate from a previous incarnation without connecting to target database

Cute ghosts

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Like most DBA, sometimes I need to generate AWR reports, nothing very complex so far. But occasionally, I need to cover a period of time which is BEFORE the database I am working on has been overwritten with a duplicate operation … Which means it does not contain relevant AWR snapshots anymore.

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