Oracle Database Standard Edition

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Affordable, Full-Featured Database

Oracle Database Standard Edition offers a low cost alternative for small/medium business or departmental applications that want the power of Oracle. Oracle Database Standard Edition can only be licensed on servers that have a maximum capacity of 4 sockets. If licensing by Named User Plus, the minimum is 5 Named User Plus licenses.

Effective with the release of 11g, the Oracle Database Standard Edition product includes the Real Applications Clusters database option. Customers who obtain Oracle’s Software Updates License & Support for the Standard Edition Database can upgrade to the 11g version of the product for the supported licenses.


  • Built-in Oracle Real Application Clusters support for higher levels of system uptime
  • Simplified installation and configuration
  • Suitable for all types of data and all of your applications
  • Upwardly, compatible with Oracle Database Enterprise Edition, it can easily grow with you, which protects your initial investment


  • Improved quality of service with enterprise-class performance, security and availability
  • Runs on Windows, Linux and Unix operating systems
  • Easily managed with automated, self-managing capabilities
  • Streamlines application application development with Oracle Application Express, Oracle SQL Developer and Oracle Data Access Components for Windows