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September 5, 2007

11g Express Edition Wishlists @ XE forum

Filed under: Oracle 11g New Features,Oracle How To — H.Tonguç Yılmaz @ 3:24 am

On Oracle Database 10g Express Edition (you will need an extra registration with your OTN account for this forum – please check http://otn.oracle.com/xe for details) forum I started some threads recently, each is related to an extension for the coming 11g XE.

So you may support the ones already opened or you may create new ones similar to these. Of course there is no guarantee that these will have an affect on Oracle’s decisions but why not trying :)

11g Express Edition Wishlist – Compression
11g Express Edition Wishlist – JVM as a separate download and install
11g Express Edition Wishlist – maximum storage to 20GB
11g Express Edition Wishlist – Point-in-time tablespace recovery
11g Express Edition Wishlist – More globalization support
11g Express Edition Wishlist – Maximum memory 2GB
11g Express Edition Wishlist – Database Control(Oracle Enterprise Manager)
11g Express Edition Wishlist – Flashback Table

References used :
Express Edition Licensing Information Guide



  1. Interesting comment @ XE OTN forum –

    “Oracle 11g XE must compete directly against DB2 Express C9:

    *Unlimited Storage.
    *2 CPUS.
    *Memory 4GB.
    *Unlimited instances
    *32 and 64 bits.
    *Optional Replication.”

    Comment by H.Tonguç Yılmaz — October 11, 2007 @ 7:03 am | Reply

  2. Any idea when 11g XE will be available?



    Comment by John Hallas — May 21, 2008 @ 1:58 pm | Reply

  3. Since XE is not Oracle’s priority it is said to be available at least +6 months after 11g R2 is available for other editions, which I think will not be before 2010.

    Comment by H.Tonguç Yılmaz — May 21, 2008 @ 2:06 pm | Reply

  4. Obviously you were not over optimistic by mentioning “not before 2010” :-)

    It is a shame to not provide anything newer than 10g…

    Comment by laurentschneider — March 16, 2011 @ 9:20 am | Reply

  5. Hi Laurent, still 11g XE seems not to have a priority in Oracle’s To Do list unfortunately. At least there is still hope :)

    Comment by H.Tonguç Yılmaz — March 18, 2011 @ 6:04 pm | Reply

  6. you did not miss the 11gr2 beta launch, did you?


    Comment by Laurent Schneider — April 1, 2011 @ 10:07 pm | Reply

  7. Hi Laurent, yes enjoying it, but all these wishlist thing was useless, as far as I see there no major change compared to 10g XE limitations?

    Comment by H.Tonguç Yılmaz — April 2, 2011 @ 3:37 am | Reply

  8. Indeed, cost of 1G ram was divided by 4 but they still sticked to 1G.

    It is a pain as the minimal memory to run a database increased

    Comment by Laurent Schneider — April 2, 2011 @ 7:18 am | Reply

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