Oracle announces its new product called Oracle Database 10g Express for various Linux distributions and MS-Windows operating system.
Oracle Database 10g Express Edition (Oracle Database XE) is an entry-level, small footprint database based on the Oracle Database 10g Release 2 code base that’s free to develop, deploy, and distribute; fast to download; and simple to administer.
This is perfect database if you are:
- Educational institutions and students who need a free database for their curriculum
- Developers working on PHP, Java, .NET, and Open Source applications
- DBAs who need a free, starter database for training and deployment
- Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and hardware vendors who want a starter database to distribute free of charge
Supported Linux distributions:
- Red Hat