Oracle Database 23ai

Oracle Database 23ai is available in the cloud and as Free

You may have watched the announcement of Larry Ellison together with our EVP Juan Loiza this evening. And yes, Oracle Database 23ai is available in the cloud and as Free Developer Edition as of now.

Oracle Database 23ai announcement by Larry Ellison and Juan Loiza

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What are we announcing?

Please see the important links for more information about the recent announcements Larry Ellison and Juan Loiza made today.

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Upcoming In-Person Workshops in May 2024 in Copenhagen, Stockholm and Frankfurt

Daniel and I are looking forward to welcome you at one of our upcoming workshops in Copenhagen, Stockholm or Frankfurt. But please register ONLY if you can make it in-person. This is not a virtual event, we don’t stream it. You need to come to one of the locations by yourself.

Upcoming In-Person Workshops in May 2024 in Copenhagen, Stockholm and Frankfurt

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Real World Database Upgrade and Migration to Oracle Database 19c and 23c

We will cover almost everything from the Release Strategy to Patching Best Practices, the quickest path into Oracle Multitenant, AutoUpgrade options, Performance Stability and of course Oracle Database 23c New Features.

Join us for a full …

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Zero Downtime Upgrade of Timezone Data in Oracle 21c and 23c?

There is a feature in Oracle Database 21c I planned to write about for a very long time: Zero Downtime Upgrade of Timezone Data in Oracle 21c and 23c. This sounds very promising – but let us take a closer look together in this blog post.

Time Zone Upgrade?

There is of course an ongoing discussion whether and when you should upgrade the DST version of your database to a current value. Since we all live in a more and more globalized world, this topic becomes more and more important. Even more important …

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Oracle Database 23c Free Developer Release is available

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.

Oracle Database 23c Free Developer Release is available

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

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