What's the difference between disabling a VDB and shutting it down?

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We are about to patch our database servers and we need to disable/shutdown the VDBs cleanly before we do this.

Normally we shutdown each VDB, but there is also disable....what are the main differences between shutting down and disabling?

Thanks in advance
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Essentially, disabling an object keeps that object from being started again (until enabled).