Managing the lifecycle of large database deployments has always caused some challenges. Most of these challenges can be addressed by running Oracle Databases in the Oracle Cloud, especially using Oracle Autonomous Database. The opposite, however, holds true, too. Using Oracle Fleet Patching & Provisioning (FPP), which is the standard for the lifecycle management of Oracle’s Autonomous Database, will help you managing your on-premises Oracle software estate easier and more efficiently. In this blog post, you will learn how.
full article is here https://blogs.oracle.com/database/fleet-patching-and-provisioning-with-oracle-autonomous-database-19c-v2