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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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Oracle Database 21c is available in the cloud – plus documentation

It’s time for a new release. And as of this morning, Oracle Database 21c is available in the cloud – plus documentation is accessible as well. This is just the first blog post about Oracle Database 21c – more will follow within the next days. Stay tuned πŸ™‚

Oracle Database 21c

Oracle Database 21c is now available on Always Free Autonomous Database (only in the following regions: IAD, PHX, LHR, FRA) and Database Cloud Service (RAC and single-instance on VM; single-instance on Bare Metal).

In addition, you can download the 21c client from the …

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Oracle Fail Safe is deprecated with Oracle Database 19c

I wanted to put this on the blog for quite a while but forgot to do so. Since Oracle Database 19c, Oracle Fail Safe has been deprecated. What does this mean?

Oracle Fail Safe is deprecated with Oracle Database 19c

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Deprecation of Oracle Fail Safe

First of all, deprecated does not mean desupported. Oracle Fail Safe is still fully supported. But since Oracle 19c, you will find this note in the Windows Admin Guide:

Deprecation of Oracle Fail Safe

Oracle Fail Safe is deprecated as of Oracle Database 19c. It can be desupported and unavailable in

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MOS Note:742060.1 got updated with Oracle 18c information

From the Support’s Hot Topics email I learned the other day that MOS Note:742060.1 (Release Schedule of Current Database Releases) got updated with Oracle 18c information on January 18, 2018.

What got added to MOS Note:742060.1?

A column for Oracle 18c got added to the table of releases. You will find not information about potential release availability for Oracle 18c in the various options of the Oracle Cloud, and of course for on-premises as well.

MOS Note:742060.1 got updated with Oracle 18c information

Furthermore please find the updated graph as well.

MOS Note:742060.1 got updated with Oracle 18c information

 

 

The note below the graph is very important. See MOS Note:742060.1 for further details.

–Mike…

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