Oracle Database 19c Multitenant: now 3 PDBs allowed without Multitenant Option

2019-09-18 Off By Markus Flechtner

According to the updated licensing information for Oracle Database 19c (…) you can now create up to 3 PDBs in a CDB without Multitenant Option, i.e. even in SE2 (“For all offerings, if you are not licensed for Oracle Multitenant, then you may have up to 3 PDBs in a given container database at any time.”). This applies to Oracle Database 19c only, the licensing restrictions for Oracle 18c weren’t changed (only 1 PDB allowed).

And there’s the information from #OOW19 via Twitter that the Non-CDB-architecture will be desupported with Oracle 20c (