Amazon Relational Database Service
User Guide (API Version 2014-10-31)

Appendix: Oracle Database Engine Release Notes

Amazon RDS incorporates bug fixes from Oracle via their quarterly Database Patch Set Updates (PSU). You can be confident that your DB instance is running a stable, common version of the database software that has been regression tested by both Oracle and Amazon. We do not support applying one-off patches to individual DB instances.

The following table shows what Oracle PSUs are applied to the Oracle versions in Amazon RDS:






2017 April

2017 January

2016 October

2016 July

2016 April

2016 January

2015 October

2015 April

2015 January

2014 October

2014 July


2014 January

2013 April

2012 October

2012 July and

2011 July

Oracle has determined that patching for the following versions will end (support Doc 742060.1):

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