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| Oracle Database 12c on Windows
Download Oracle Database 12c to experience the best Windows database for modern Cloud-based applications. Oracle Database 12c includes support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.
Statement of Direction: Oracle Database on Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
Oracle describes its plans to support Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2 with Oracle Database 11g (18.104.22.168) and Oracle Database 12c (22.214.171.124).
Oracle Database 126.96.36.199 Released
Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Patch 3 (188.8.131.52) for Windows x64 or 32-bit Windows is now available on My Oracle Support (Patch 13390677) to download. Oracle Database 184.108.40.206 is supported on both Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.
Oracle OpenWorld 2013: Oracle Database on Windows Slide Decks
Revisit the Oracle OpenWorld Windows database sessions. Download session slide decks and learn about Oracle Database 12c on Windows, performance best practices, and Active Directory integration.
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Oracle Certifies and Supports Microsoft Hyper-V and Azure
Microsoft and Oracle announced a partnership to certify and support Oracle software on Windows Server Hyper-V and in Windows Azure. Customers can deploy Oracle software, including Oracle Database, Java, and Oracle WebLogic Server, on Windows Server Hyper-V or in Windows Azure. Oracle Database 11g Release 2 on Windows vs. SQL Server 2008 Release 2: Comparative Management Cost Study
ORC International compared the costs of managing Oracle and SQL Server on the same Windows Server 2008 R2 system, finding Oracle required 49% less time and 46% fewer steps for common database administrative tasks. This saved organizations up to $58,800 per year per database administrator.
Oracle Database Appliance vs. SQL Server 2008 Release 2: Comparative Productivity Study
ORC International examines administrator productivity when managing Oracle and SQL Server. The study concludes Oracle administrators save 835 hours in the first year of a deployment compared to SQL Server administrators.
Customers Using Oracle Database 11g on Windows
Learn how customers are making their applications more powerful, faster, and faster to market with the power Oracle Database brings to Microsoft Windows.
Oracle Database for Windows
|Leader in the TPC-C Price for Performance Benchmark: Oracle Database on Windows holds one of the top ten spots|
|Technical White Paper: Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Application Development (PDF)|
|Technical White Paper: Oracle Database 11g on Windows: Development and Deployment (PDF)|
|Technical White Paper: Oracle Database 11g Architecture on Windows (PDF)|
|Podcast: Volume Limited Migrates from SQL Server to Oracle Database 11g (MP3)|