Oracle XE as a Service – OXEaaS

We propose a PaaS solution, based on Oracle XE database edition, which is free with some limitations.

Most of the Oracle RDBMS features can be used, without licences and administrative costs.

You get your dedicated system and database, and then can setup your application, and connect it through a VPN.

The Oracle Application Express framework can be installed on this database, for a completely free solution.

The additionnal tasks can be provided through an additionnal “pool service” package, monthly invoiced based on actual usage.

Requests and alerts are managed through a ticketing system, including billing reporting.

This offer is completely customizable: contact us for any request.


Based on OVH Comfort VPS offer:

  • physical location in EU, Canada, Australia or Singapour
  • 160 Gb SSD storage
  • 8 Gb memory
  • 4 vCPUs
  • 1 Gbits bandwitdh, IPv4 / IPv6
  • RAID 1 SSD
  • CentOS operating system
  • OpenVPN connectivity

Included services

  • Database monitoring and availability
  • Backups and restore:
    • – RPO: 1 hour maximum
    • – RTO: best effort
    • – Retention: max possible based on sizing

Additional services

Using the “pool service” offer:

  • DBAs tasks, like specific jobs, monitoring, …
  • Tuning, architecture advices
  • any other relevant operations

Oracle XE limitations

Based on Oracle official policies :

As of August, 2023: Oracle Database Express 21c:

  • 12 GB of user data
  • 2GB of memory
  • 2 CPU threads
  • 252 pluggable databases (for example: PROD, TEST, DEV, ….)