Understanding R12.2: Cross Edition Triggers

Oracle Applications release 12.2 Online Patching architecture is mostly based on the Edition Based Redefinition database feature, which manages multiple editions that can hold a different version of a same object.

A few weeks ago we went over the Dependency between Non Editionable Objects and Editionable Objects and how Editions work on the database. Today our experts are delving into the Cross Edition triggers.

Crossing the boundaries of one edition and access data on another edition is solved by the so-called Cross Edition Triggers, which are special database triggers that can access data from a different edition.