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  • November 22, 2017

Oracle NoSQL Database - Editions Explained

Michael Schulman
Sr. Principal Product Manager

Earlier in 2017 we made some adjustments to the Oracle NoSQL Database Editions.  We now have have 3 editions.

Oracle NoSQL Database Basic Edition (BE) –The full functionality of Oracle NoSQL Database* is now included in Oracle Database Enterprise Edition for no extra charge for the software and support. * Integration with Coherence, external tables, Oracle Streams,... requires Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition to be licensed (full list here).

Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition (EE) – This version is closed source and can be purchased from Oracle. It is priced either on a perpetual license basis (processor-based) or a named user basis. Additionally, support can be purchased.

Oracle NoSQL Database Community Edition (CE) – This version is open sourced and support is only available through community forums. CE is free and can be downloaded from the Oracle OTN NoSQL web page. 


A detailed FAQ can be found HERE.

To view all of the licensing options for Oracle Database Version 12, click HERE.

To learn more about everything that Oracle NoSQL Database has to offer, go to our OTN page.




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