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Oracle Database XE (Express Edition) 11.2 beta is out!

Oracle Database XE (Express Edition) 11.2 Beta has been released!

Here you go:

The documentation is here (the link at is broken right now…)

I’m sure you want to know about it’s limitations, these are documented in the license guide above, but here are the main figures from Oracle XE 11.2 license guide:

  1. Express Edition is limited to a single instance on any server;
  2. Express Edition may be installed on a multiple CPU server, but may only be executed on one processor in any server;
  3. Express Edition may only be used to support up to 11 GB of user data (not including Express Edition system data);
  4. Express Edition may use up to 1 GB RAM of available memory.