In late-April 2017, Exadata Express Cloud Service expanded its global footprint by enabling deployment in Oracle's continental Europe data center located in The Netherlands. This European expansion complements existing Exadata Express availability in Oracle's central-USA data center. It also upgrades the service to Oracle Database 220.127.116.11 (GA release) and Application Express (APEX) 5.1.1. The upgraded version of APEX brings enhancements such as an all new interactive grid control, an advanced data visualization engine based on Oracle JET, and more. A list of enhancements in APEX 5.1.1 is available here.
Exadata Express delivers a full Oracle Database experience as a managed cloud service running on Exadata and provisioned in minutes - all at an affordable entry-level price starting at US$175 / month. It is ideal for small to medium sized data and packed with features for modern application development. Click below to watch a short video about how Exadata Express can help you get started with Oracle Databases running in Oracle Cloud. Note that Exadata Express is available for purchase directly from Oracle Store. Visit the service homepage at cloud.oracle.com/database to learn more.