Oracle Database 18c is now available on Oracle Database Appliance. This release provides our customers the ability to test out the new 18c features with their applications. Plus, starting with this release, HCC is now supported on ODA! Customers can experience Oracle Database Appliance 18c only on the Oracle Cloud, Engineered Systems and now ODA! This is a parallel drop and is only available on ODA models X7 and X6-2S/M/L. Please note it does require our customers to re-image and deploy with the 18c stack and only supports 18c databases.