20.02.2018

Oracle Database 18c released! Image-based Installation?

Today i discovered on otn.oracle.com --> database:

The downloads-page looks like the last weeks - 12c is the default...

... but the documentations tab lists 18c:

blogs.oracle.com shows the following:


So the "cloud first" strategy is still in place (by the way: is this something like "america first"?).

The installation procedure looks strange:
Starting with Oracle Database 18c, installation and configuration of Oracle Database software is simplified with image-based installation.
To install Oracle Database, create the new Oracle home, extract the image file into the newly-created Oracle home, and run the setup wizard to register the Oracle Database product.
Using image-based installation, you can install and upgrade Oracle Database for single-instance and cluster configurations.
Oracle shows up this:
 But there is no 18c on OTN for download...


UPDATE: The rpm based installation is ready for download now: https://dietrichschroff.blogspot.com/2018/11/oracle-database-18c-installation-via.html

Kommentare:

  1. As much as this is important annother importand question is: When will 18XE be in the wild.

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  2. Hi, you can try download 18c version from edelivery.oracle.com

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  3. Even in edelivery.oracle.com there is no download package for 18c. It is really "cloud first".

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  4. Oracle is not a serious company... Always finding it difficult to give developer something... Oracle apex cloud service free, Oracle database 18c XE. Will they ever comes out?

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