Oracle GoldenGate 12.3 is available

A new version of Oracle GoldenGate 12.3 has been released on Friday, 18th August. This is a brief summary what are the new features.

1. Plaftorms

New platforms are now supported:

  • SQL Server – with the new CDC-based binaries for versions 2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2014 and 2016,
  • IBM DB2 for i 7.3,
  • IBM DB2 for z/OS 11.1,
  • IBM DB2 for LUW 11.1,
  • Oracle 12.2,
  • MySQL 5.7.

There is no support for:

  • IBM DB2 for LUW 9.5,
  • SAP/Sybase ASE 16.0.

2. Oracle database key features

  • new Microservices Architecture (MA) – a completely new approach for deployment – every process is now a RESTful service,
  • parallel replicat,
  • automatic Conflict Detection Resolution (CDR),
  • replication of PL/SQL procedure calls (database is 12.2),
  • database sharding,
  • PDB: local databases can have different charsets (database is 12.2).

There are separate binaries for OGG MA and for OGG legacy version.

3. Important changes

  • Increased SCN length from 6 to 8 bytes,
  • Oracle GoldenGate Director is now deprecated,
  • Reverse utility is deprecated.

Look for all the details in the documentation for Oracle GoldenGate 12.3.

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