Changes in Oracle Database Release 18c, Version 18.1

The following are changes in Oracle Database Development Guide for Oracle Database Release 18c, version 18.1:

New Features

  • 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.

  • Oracle Database provides additional memory location in the SGA memory location to support high frequency data query and data insert operations.

  • DBMS_HPROF API creates necessary tables and structures to collect and analyze raw profiler output as an alternative to the raw profiler data file.
  • Oracle database provides a proxy that provides a scalable, secure, and manageable foundation between database clients and database instances