Oracle Database 12c Documentation

Oracle Database 12c delivers industry leading performance, scalability, security and reliability on a choice of clustered or single-servers running Windows, Linux, and UNIX. It provides comprehensive features to easily manage the most demanding transaction processing, business intelligence, and content management applications.

View Oracle Database, 12c Release 1 (12.1)
E50529-01 zip (958 MB)

Previous Releases
View Oracle Database, 11g Release 2 (11.2)
E11882-01 zip (825.70 MB)

View Oracle Database, 11g Release 1 (11.1)
B28359-01 zip (671.83 MB)

See also:
Oracle Database 12c Interactive Quick Reference
Use this helpful reference as a cheat sheet for writing custom data dictionary scripts, locating views pertinent to a specific database component, and more.

Oracle Database Licensing Information

Highlights the different Oracle Database 12c editions along with associated features and options


Oracle has a very active research organization (Oracle Labs) that is charged to 'Identify, explore, and transfer new technologies that have the potential to substantially improve Oracle's business'. One part of the organization is the External Research Office (ERO). The ERO is charged to ' ... invest in research collaborations that fit Oracle's long-term strategic goals. These collaborations are between university researchers and engineers/researchers throughout Oracle's various organizations'. The ERO webpage lists numerous current and past collaborations. Oracle provides funds and direct interactions with highly experienced developers.

If you are interested in the ERO program please contact Steve Jeffreys at

If you would like to explore opportunities for a research collaboration with the database team please contact Dieter Gawlick at

or Garret Swart at
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