Oracle Database available for Debian/Ubuntu and other Linux distributions

Posted on in Categories Linux, News last updated May 17, 2006

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:

  • Debian
  • Mandriva
  • Novell
  • Red Hat
  • Ubuntu

Download Oracle Database 10g Express Edition here. Make sure you visit official Oracle 10g Express product home page.

Posted by: Vivek Gite

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