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Oracle 18c XE windows Tips


Oracle 18c XE windows Tips

About Oracle 18c XE

Oracle Database 18c Express Edition (XE) is the ideal way for Developer, DBA, Data scientist, Educator etc to get started.

Simple download, Ease to use, and a full-featured experience, all completely free!!!

Some following limitations compared to Standard and Enterprise Edition database releases.

Supports two CPU cores only
User data limited to 12GB
Maximum of 2GB of RAM supported
Maximum of 3 PDBs supported
Does not work with Oracle GoldenGate
No RAC and no Data Guard features available

Install in windows

Follow the below steps to install windows (very simple!)

Log into Windows with a user that is a member of the Administrators group.


Extract zip file to a local temporary directory and run setup.exe.

When prompted by the installer, provide the install location, the database password, and begin the installation.

When the installation is complete, note the provided connection strings on the final screen.






Some documents

Free Oracle Database for Everyone

Download Oracle Database Express Edition (XE) Release (18c)

Oracle Database XE Frequently Asked Questions

Licensing Restrictions

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