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Oracle XE Features

Oracle Tips by Burleson Consulting
January 17, 2008

Question:  What features are available on Oracle Express XE edition?  Can I use replication with Oracle XE?

Answer:  In general, Oracle SE and XE do not contain advanced DBA features.  ee here for EE SE and XE features:

These features are not included with Oracle Database XE:

  • Advanced Security Option
  • interMedia
  • Messaging Gateway
  • Oracle Change Management Pack
  • Oracle Clusterware
  • Oracle Configuration Management Pack
  • Oracle Connection Manager
  • Oracle Data Guard
  • Oracle Data Mining
  • Oracle Diagnostic Pack
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • Oracle Fail Safe
  • Oracle Label Security
  • Oracle Names
  • Oracle OLAP
  • Oracle Partitioning
  • Oracle Real Application Clusters
  • Oracle Spatial
  • Oracle Streams (Apply process only)
  • Oracle Tuning Pack
  • Oracle Workflow
  • Oracle Workspace Manager
  • Ultra Search

This Oracle corporation document notes the available data movement and integration features in Oracle Database XE.

XE Data Movement/Integration Features



Direct Path Load API Yes
External tables Yes
External procedures Yes
Synchronous Change Data Capture No
Asynchronous Change Data Capture No
Transportable tablespaces, including cross-platform No
Advanced Queuing Yes
Basic Replication Yes (read-only and updated materialized view ? site-only)
Advanced Replication No
Distributed queries Yes
Distributed transactions Yes
Transparent Gateways No
Generic connectivity Yes
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