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Oracle Database offers market-leading performance, scalability, reliability, and security, both on-premises and in the cloud. Oracle Database 19c is the current long-term release, and it provides the highest level of release stability and longest time frame for support and bug fixes.

Oracle Database 21c, also available for production use today as an innovation release, provides an early insight into the many enhancements and new capabilities. These include autonomous administration, improved multimodel support through in-database JavaScript and native blockchain tables, and multiworkload improvements such as AutoML and sharding enhancements that will be incorporated into future long-term releases.

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Helping customers obtain the highest possible levels of scalability and availability, address data sovereignty requirements, and benefit from autonomous operations.

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Through the expanded Oracle-Microsoft partnership, Microsoft Azure customers can now start using Oracle Database services running on OCI platforms in Azure data centers.

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Get the best performance for your most demanding analytical and operational workloads. Learn more about upgrading to Oracle Database 19c.

Database services, solutions, and features

Utilize data warehousing on-premises or in the cloud

Advanced data warehousing and analytics technologies, such as Oracle Database In-Memory and Oracle Multitenant, enable analytics teams to complete more in-depth analyses of scalable data warehouses in less time. Customers develop deeper, data-driven insights using Oracle Database technologies on-premises or in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.


Comprehensive, scalable app development

Developers can quickly create scalable, high-performance applications using SQL, JSON, XML, and a range of procedural languages. Oracle Database 19c offers a range of built-in development tools, such as APEX, and converged database capabilities.


Comprehensive, high availability capabilities

Oracle Database 19c includes built-in capabilities and options, including Oracle Active Data Guard and Oracle Real Application Clusters, that enable efficient, scaling and consolidation of customer databases. IT teams use the same capabilities on-premises and in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to run protect crucial customer databases and maximize their availability.


Faster, better data-driven decisions

Oracle Database accelerates machine learning (ML) with powerful algorithms that run inside the database so customers can build and run ML models without having to move or reformat data. Data scientists leverage Python, R, SQL, and other tools to integrate ML capabilities into database applications and deliver analytics results in easy-to-use dashboards.


Integrated, enterprise-wide Oracle Database management

Increase enterprise-wide database performance and availability with consistent management processes via a single-pane-of-glass management dashboard. DBAs reduce their workloads by consolidating the monitoring and management of databases running on premises, in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, and in third-party clouds with Oracle database management solutions.


Optimized database performance throughout the enterprise

Meet stringent performance requirements in real-time environments and data center deployments, with a range of capabilities designed for optimized low-latency and high-throughput.


Protect crucial data

Oracle’s database security solutions reduce the risk of data breaches and make it easier for customers to meet compliance requirements. Encryption, data masking, privileged user access controls, activity monitoring, and auditing enable IT teams to strongly secure Oracle Database environments and understand potential vulnerabilities.


Agile, flexible, and secure database management

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure’s suite of optimized database capabilities enable customers to operate efficiently and at low cost, by closely aligning resources to their specific needs.

Companies implement digital transformations with Oracle’s full portfolio of database cloud services, including the fully managed Autonomous Database and the automated Exadata Database Service, with Exadata Cloud@Customer in distributed data centers and in Microsoft Azure using deeply integrated Oracle Database services in OCI that are colocated in Azure data centers.


Other database products

Oracle’s wide range of industry-leading data management solutions make it easier for customers to meet diverse on premises and cloud requirements. Enterprises of all sizes innovate with the world’s most advanced database, the most popular open source database, and high-performance in-memory and NoSQL solutions.


Upgrade and/or migrate your database today

Upgrade to the latest Oracle Database technology to benefit from market-leading performance, availability, and security. Migrate your database to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to combine low cost with high performance.

Choose the deployment option that works best for you

  • Oracle Database at your location

    Run Oracle Database at your own location on your own hardware. Or, use Oracle Exadata in your data center for best performance, flexibility, and robustness.

  • Oracle Cloud technology at your location

    The best platform for Oracle Database, delivered securely behind your firewall and managed by Oracle.

  • Oracle Database on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

    Benefit from the computing power, physical storage, and tooling that simplify routine database management operations as well as Oracle’s highest-performance engineered system, designed specifically for running enterprise-scale cloud databases.

  • Oracle Database in multicloud environments

    Database applications achieve high performance, scale, and availability in Azure by using Oracle Database services that are deeply integrated with Azure and running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure colocated in Azure data centers.

Database customer successes

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SEPTEMBER 19, 2023

Oracle Database 23c: The next long-term support release

Dominic Giles, Master Product Manager, Oracle

The latest version of the world’s most powerful database, Oracle Database 23c, is now generally available on Oracle Base Database Service on OCI. Along with many other enhancements, the release empowers developers and simplifies the use of AI in a database renowned for its unparalleled support for high availability, performance, and security. Additionally, the new release enhances Oracle Database’s industry-leading converged database approach—supporting JSON, XML, Graph, Spatial, text, and relational—for any workload, while allowing developers to choose any development style. Discover the new features and get additional resources that help you navigate this exciting new release.

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