Oracle 20c New Features for DBA

Oracle 20c is available for preview mode on the Oracle Public Cloud. Preview version databases are not intended for production use and have limited functionality. Provisioning database on cloud is very easy with less configuration required compare to earlier released.


We are highlighting few changes which we observed during test.


Architecture Change.

From Oracle 20c onwards only multitenant container database architecture is supported.

Blockchain tables

Blockchain tables are append-only tables in which only insert operations are allowed. Deleting rows is either prohibited or restricted based on time. Deleting rows is either prohibited or restricted based on time.

PDB Point in time recovery