Reminder: Oracle Cloud unavailable this weekend

Oracle releases new versions of Oracle Cloud on a quarterly basis. Vanderbilt’s Oracle Cloud environment will be upgraded to the latest release during the weekend of Aug. 24-26. This quarterly release provides new functionality and improvements to the user interface in several areas.

System downtime

The quarterly upgrade will begin at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, and continue through Sunday, Aug. 26. Users should not attempt to access the system during the upgrade.

A downtime notice will be displayed on the SkyVU website while the upgrade and testing are underway and will be removed when these activities are complete and the system is available to all users.

New features for employees

The quarterly release provides new functionality and improvements to the user interface for employees. A quick video tour is available here and through the SkyVU website.

Submit biweekly time cards in advance of downtime

Biweekly employees should submit their time cards, and their managers should approve those time cards, as soon as work is completed on Friday, Aug. 24. If you will be working during the weekend, please ensure your time card is submitted and approved before noon on Monday, Aug. 27.

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