Developers have first access to new application development features coming to Oracle Database 23c, including the groundbreaking JSON Relational DualityOracle CloudWorld Tour, Singapore and Austin, Texas—April 3, 2023
Oracle today announced a free version of Oracle Database 23c. The new Oracle Database 23c Free—Developer Release meets growing demand from developers and organizations worldwide to access the newest features in Oracle Database 23c “App Simple”. Developers now have access to innovative Oracle Database features that simplify development of modern data-driven applications, getting them ready for the planned release of Oracle Database 23c, the next Long-Term Support Release.
Oracle Database 23c Free—Developer Release is available for download as a Docker Image, VirtualBox VM, or Linux RPM installation file, without requiring a user account or login. A Windows version is planned to follow shortly.
“Developers are the most important constituency in tech decision making today. Therefore, getting tools into their hands with a minimum of friction is more important than ever,” said James Governor, co-founder of RedMonk. “Oracle Database 23c Free–Developer Release is designed to remove obstacles to developer access, allowing devs to define the ecosystem without requiring permission. This is a radical departure for Oracle.”
Oracle Database 23c Free–Developer Release includes:
“With Oracle Database 23c Free—Developer Release, developers get early access to new app dev features highlighted by JSON Relational Duality,” said Carl Olofson, research vice president, Data Management Software, IDC. “This release finally gives developers an opportunity to try out a feature that unifies and synchronizes the documents and relational worlds. It enables developers and data engineers to access formats for each use case without worrying about data structure, data mapping, data consistency or performance tuning. They can now also run graph analytics on top of both relational and JSON data. Oracle’s JSON Relational Duality, a truly revolutionary solution, is perhaps one of the most important innovations in information science in 20 years.”
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