Oracle is a well-known database system for storing and retrieving data. It is an ACID database. Oracle is also known as Oracle Database Management System (DBMS) or Oracle Autonomous Database. Oracle Corporation first released it in 1979 as a multi-model database management system.

Oracle is a database management system that is typically used for online transaction processing (OTP) or database warehousing. It is written in C and C++ assembly code.

Oracle can be installed on-premises, in the cloud, or in a hybrid cloud environment. It is a cross-platform service that runs on many operating systems and hardware.

This database system features its own networking stack, which allows applications to smoothly interface with the primary database.

Features

Oracle is a secure and fast database technology that allows you to store data precisely. It contains both structural and logical characteristics that assist both developers and users.

  • Maintains data integrity & reliability
  • Commitment to open technologies
  • Ensures Data recovery & backup
  • Portable database (to all different platforms)
  • Uses single database for all data types
  • Offers optional Database as a service model
  • Installing & configuring
  • Gets knowledge about series packages
  • Maximum ROI (return on investment)
  • Shield towards Data Breaches
  • Oracle cloud infrastructure
  • Maintenance & Functional Ease

Oracle Database Editions

  • Enterprise Edition (EE) : Expensive edition of Oracle Database which has no maximum no. of CPUs and no limit on the memory size.
  • Standard Edition (SE) : It is the limited edition to Enterprise Edition with CPUs range limited to 4 and no limit on the memory size.
  • Expression Edition (XE) : Free Oracle Database edition available on Windows and GNU/Linux systems where CPUs is limited to 2 and maximum of 2GB is available on RAM.