Oracle SQL Developer Statement of Direction
Oracle SQL Developer is both a graphical user interface and a PL/SQL interactive development environment for Oracle Database, as well as a migration platform for moving non-Oracle databases and applications to Oracle. Oracle SQL Developer includes features that make it easy to browse and administer Oracle Database objects, write, execute and tune SQL, generate reports, export and import objects and data, and administer the database. Oracle SQL Developer also includes a fully-functional database modeling solution via Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler, which runs as an extension in Oracle SQL Developer. Oracle SQL Developer also provides a development interface for RESTful Services, which are delivered via Oracle REST Data Services. Finally, Oracle SQL Developer is also available as a command line interface (Oracle SQLcl.)
Oracle Product Strategy
Oracle SQL Developer, along with Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler, is provided to all users of Oracle Database at no additional cost. Customers are empowered to decrease their total cost of investment, by being able to design, build, maintain, and administer their applications and databases on Day One of their relationship with Oracle Database. Oracle SQL Developer is included with each version of Oracle Database as a standard database component. More than 5,000,000 users are able take advantage of new Oracle Database features including Oracle Multitenant, Oracle In-Memory, Oracle Sharding, and new SQL and PL/SQL language enhancements introduced in Oracle Database 18c.
Oracle’s Support Policy
Oracle SQL Developer is included with the license of your Oracle Database. Customers with valid Oracle Database Support contracts are able to submit Service Requests with My Oracle Support.
THE FOLLOWING IS INTENDED TO OUTLINE OUR GENERAL PRODUCT DIRECTION. IT IS INTENDED FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY, AND MAY NOT BE INCORPORATED INTO ANY CONTRACT. IT IS NOT A COMMITMENT TO DELIVER ANY MATERIAL, CODE, OR FUNCTIONALITY, AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON IN MAKING PURCHASING DECISION. THE DEVELOPMENT, RELEASE, AND TIMING OF ANY FEATURES OR FUNCTIONALITY DESCRIBED FOR ORACLE'S PRODUCTS REMAINS AT THE SOLE DISCRETION OF ORACLE.