Finally, Oracle have released the long awaited 12c Database. You can now download it from OTN and other usual places. This is good news as my tongue was getting rather sore from having to bite on it for so long :)
From an indexing point of view, there are lots of fantastic new features, especially from a manageability perspective. The ability to create multiple indexes with the same column list, to partially index tables, with enhanced capabilities regarding online operations, with enhanced index monitoring capabilities, etc. etc. there’s plenty that I can now discuss here.
Unfortunately, all my presentations have been rejected for Oracle Openworld this year so I won’t be able to present them over there :(
Fortunately I’ll be able to discuss them all here in lots of detail in the coming weeks, so stay tuned :)