Oracle Database 18c has been released Friday, February 16, 2018 in the Oracle Cloud and for Engineered Systems.
What is new in Oracle Database 18c?
Please read this comprehensive description by Dominic Giles, Master Product Manager for Oracle Database on https://blogs.oracle.com/database/oracle-database-18c-:-now-available-on-the-oracle-cloud-and-oracle-engineered-systems. Dominic summarizes the most important features in the areas of Multitenant, In-Memory, Sharding, Performance, High Availability, Security, Spatial/Graph and of course Developer features.
You’d like to read more about New Features?
In case you’d been now interested please see the New Features Guide for more details in Oracle Database 18c.
Well, and there’s not only a New Features Guide available but of course the entire documentation for Oracle Database 18c is available as well:
Trying out Oracle Database 18c?
Of course you can try out Oracle Database 18c already as the LiveSQL site is already running Oracle Database 18c:
And please read here which releases will allow you direct upgrades to Oracle Database 18c: