The following are changes in Oracle Database Development Guide for Oracle Database Release 18c, version 18.1:
Oracle Database supports Oracle RAC Sharding that provides performance and scalability benefits with minimal application changes, improved cache locality and reduced inter-node synchronization, and block pings.
See Also:Oracle RAC Sharding
Oracle Database provides additional memory location in the SGA memory location to support high frequency data query and data insert operations.
See Also:Memoptimize Pool
Oracle database provides a proxy that provides a scalable, secure, and manageable foundation between database clients and database instances