This update improves and fixes the following issues when you use a Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) environment in Microsoft SQL Server:
- Improvements to Change Data Capture (CDC) to be more tolerable when an RAC node goes down and then restarts.
- Fixes an issue that occurs when you use the application to call the CDC interface if the CDC is not working. In this situation, you receive the following error message from the v$log:
ORACDC517E:Oracle Call Interface (OCI) method failed: ORA-00904: "NEXT_CHANGE#": invalid identifier
This update is included in the following updates for SQL Server: