Yesterday at the regional Oracle Cloud World (OCW) in Singapore it got announced: Oracle Database 23c Free Developer Release is available for download from now on.
Where can you download it?
That is most likely the most important link you are looking for. You can download the Oracle Database 23c Free Developer Release from here: Download Oracle Database 23c Free Developer Release. You will download an RPM.
Please note that Oracle Database 23c on Linux requires your OS to be either OL8 or RHEL8.
You can find the preinstall package here:
And my colleague Gerald Venzl provides a Docker image already here as well:
What else is important to know and bookmark?
Support will be given through the Oracle Forum. This way you can interact with Oracle experts such as us Product Managers.
Furthermore, you’ll find more information here:
Most likely, the documentation generally but especially the New Features Guide are the best starting point.
And of course, in the next weeks you’ll read more here about upgrading and migrating to Oracle Database 23c – and some really cool new features.
“GRANT SELECT ANY TABLE ON SCHEMA HR TO psmith;”
will be one of the best new feature in 23c!!!
Or “Select sysdate;”
But my favorite are the GROUP BY with column aliases. I always make an error, and then it takes 2-3 attempts until everything is fine 🙂
Can we still open SR on MOS for Oracle Free ?
I am getting :
$ relink all
/usr/bin/ld: cannot find /opt/oracle/product/23c/dbhomeFree/lib/crtbegin.o: No such file or directory
SEVERE: oracle.sysman.oii.oiil.OiilActionException: Error in invoking target ‘irman ioracle’ of makefile ‘/opt/oracle/product/23c/dbhomeFree/rdbms/lib/ins_rdbms.mk’.
I just read your post again …
Support will be given through the Oracle Forum.
Thanks and sorry for reading you so fast 🙂
Ignore my previous comment 😉
No worries, Laurent!