Today, April 25th, Oracle Database 19c became available to downloaded from Oracle.com.
Oracle Database 19c is the final member of the 12.2 family a.k.a 184.108.40.206 and is therefore the ‘long term support’ release. This means it will come with 4 years of premium support and 3 years of extended support. Making this release the version of the database that most folks are going to upgrade to next.
So, what can you expect?
There are hundreds of useful enhancements in Oracle Database 19c as well as a several new features. Dom Giles‘s latest post on the Oracle Database Insider blog has all the details on the new release, while I’ve listed just a couple of my personal favorites below.