1 Introduction

You can use the Oracle Coherence Release Notes to learn about important production information such as Coherence certifications, support, and licensing.

This chapter contains the following sections:

1.1 Latest Release Information

This document is accurate at the time of publication. Oracle will update the release notes periodically after the software release. You can access the latest information and additions to these release notes at Oracle Help Center.

1.2 Purpose of this Document

This document contains the release information for Oracle Fusion Middleware Release for Oracle Coherence.

Oracle recommends you review its contents before installing, or working with the product.

1.3 System Requirements and Specifications

Oracle Coherence follows the Fusion Middleware system requirements and certifications for production environments. For more information, see http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/ias/downloads/fusion-certification-100350.html.

For system requirements for installations of development environments, visit:

1.4 Certification Information

To see versions of platforms and related software for which Oracle Coherence is certified and supported, go to http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/ias/downloads/fusion-certification-100350.html.

1.5 Product Documentation

For complete documentation on Oracle Coherence, go to Oracle Help Center.

1.6 Oracle Support

Oracle customers that have purchased support have access to electronic support through My Oracle Support .

1.7 Licensing Information

Detailed information regarding license compliance for Oracle Fusion Middleware is available at Licensing Information.

1.8 Downloading and Applying Required Patches

Go to My Oracle Support to download the latest software patches.

See the README file in the patch distribution for up-to-date information on the software fixes provided by the patch.

To download and install the latest software patch:

  1. Login to My Oracle Support.
  2. Click the Patches & Updates tab.
  3. Under the Patch Search tab, select Product or Family (Advanced Search), and select the Include all patches in a product family check box.
  4. Enter Oracle Coherence as the product, select the platform and release, and click Search.

The list of currently available patches for Oracle Coherence is returned.