Oracle Database 18c, Is the latest generation of the Oracle database, and may be deployed on – premises and/or in Oracle Cloud running on general purpose hardware or engineered systems specifically designed for database workloads such as Oracle Exadata and Oracle Database Appliance.
It provides businesses of all sizes with access to the world’s fastest, most scalable and reliable database technology for secure and cost – effective deployment of transactional and analytical workloads in the Cloud, On-premises and Hybrid Cloud configurations. Oracle Database 18c adds new functionality and enhancements to features previously introduced in Oracle Database 12c, including:
- Multitenant Architecture for massive cost savings and agility.
- In-Memory Column Store for massive performance gains for real-time analytics.
- Native Database Sharding for high availability of massive web applications.
- Many more critical capabilities for enhanced database performance, availability, security, analytics and application development.