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FAQ - Compilation of questions and answers for XDB (XML Database) including 19c (Doc ID 2761093.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.5 to 21.1 [Release 9.2 to 21.0]
Oracle Database - Personal Edition - Version 9.2.0.5 to 21.1 [Release 9.2 to 21.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

 Do I need the XML Database feature?

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Do I need the XML Database feature?
 Are there any features inside the Oracle Database that rely on XDB being in there?
 What are some of the similarities between JSON and XML Database (XDB)?
 What are some of the differences between JSON and XML Database (XDB)?
 What is recommended to deal with invalid XDB objects and an INVALID status in dba_registry?
 Known errors when installing XDB, upgrading XDB, configuring APEX, running an Export, or selecting from xdb.xdb$resource/sys.dba_network_acls
 What options are there to move Binary XMLType Storage data?
 What options are there to move Object Relational XMLType Storage data?
 What support notes speak to Anonymous repository access including not prompting for username/password?
 Explanation of XDB Schema Registration
 What steps are required to re-install XDB on versions < 12.1?
 Where can I find Information about specific 19c XDB issues?
 Where is there information about New Features for XDB on 18c and 19c?
 Is there further documentation about XDB features and functionality?
 XDB Demo Scripts

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