Oracle Database 18c – Some important changes

I know that Oracle Database 18c is available in the Oracle Cloud and on Exadata engineered systems only right now. But actually I’ve had conversations with some customers who downloaded Oracle 18c on-prem software for Exadata and installed it on their systems. Therefore it may be useful to talk about Oracle Database 18c – Some important changes. Oracle Database 18c – Some important changes I will highlight some important changes but of course won’t cover all of them here. Installation You may recognize the first change after downloading the image: The installation and configuration of Oracle Database software is simplified…

Oracle Multimedia (ORDIM) Clean Up in Oracle Database 11.2-12.2

Oracle Multimedia (ORDIM) clean up in Oracle Database 11.2-12.2 is not complicated especially as the removal script checks for the usage of the option first.   Oracle Multimedia (ORDIM) Clean Up in Oracle Database 11.2-12.2 Please be aware that Oracle Spatial (SDO) depends on Oracle Multimedia. Therefore, when you remove Oracle Multimedia then Oracle Spatial will be removed as well. Oracle Multimedia was called “Intermedia” in earlier releases. It integrates multimedia data with enterprise information stored in Oracle Database. Multimedia data can be stored, managed and retrieved with SQL, PL/SQL and Java in the same way as standard relational data….