Developers working on PHP, Java, .NET, and Open Source applications
DBAs who need a free, starter database for training and deployment
Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and hardware vendors who want a starter database to distribute free of charge
Educational institutions and students who need a free database for their curriculum
With Oracle Database XE, you can now develop and deploy applications with a powerful, proven, industry-leading infrastructure, and then upgrade when necessary without costly and complex migrations.
Oracle Database XE can be installed on any size host machine with any number of CPUs, but this free version of the world's leading database will store up to 4GB of user data, use up to 1GB of memory, and use one CPU on the host machine.
Versions for Linux x86 and Windows
After installation, be sure to register for an exclusive Oracle Database 10g Express Edition Discussion Forum hosted by Oracle expert Tom Kyte—click on the "Registration" link on XE's Database homepage.
Downloads and Registration