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* FAQ: Oracle Database JSON Frequently Asked Questions (Doc ID 1923422.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 24, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

 This Document contains Frequently Asked Questions in relation to the use of JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) in the XDB component of the Oracle database.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Q.     What is JSON?
 Q.     When is JSON fully supported in the Oracle database?
 Q.     What are some of the similarities between JSON and XML Database (XDB)?
 Q.     What are some of the differences between JSON and XML Database (XDB)?
 Q.     Explain the concepts of JSON Path Language?
 Q.     How can you load a JSON document into the database?
 Q.     How can you query JSON data?
 Q.     Is there a way to search an entire JSON document?
 Q.     Is it possible to use JSON function like JSON_TABLE on XML data?
 Q.     When are JSON generation functions available for use?
 Q.      Is there further documentation about JSON features and functionality?
 Q.    What is there Information about best practises, known issues, install verification and demo scripts, documentation references and JSON blogs.
 Q.    What patches need to be installed to have the latest set of JSON Database fixes?
 Q.    Where can I find Information about specific 19c JSON issues?
 Q.    Where is there information about New Features for JSON on 18c and 19c?
References

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