Oracle Rolls Out Oracle Database 12c Release 2 with Multiple Deployment Options

Oracle has announced that the latest version of the Oracle Database—12c Release 2 (12.2)—is now available in the cloud, with Oracle Cloud at Customer, as well as on-premises. 

The release includes enhancements to the multitenant architecture and in-memory database technologies that provide customers with consolidation, performance, reliability, and security for workloads. 

Additionally, the release includes more than 300 new features and enhancements across availability, performance, security, and developer productivity.

New innovations in Oracle Database 12.2 include savings for consolidated and SaaS environments with up to 4,096 pluggable databases; increased agility with online cloning and relocation of pluggable databases; accelerated in-memory database performance, and the offload of real-time in-memory analytics to active standby databases.

The 12.2 release also offers native database sharding; scaling with Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC); and JSON document store enhancements.

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