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mentions about database engines aka storage engines. What all storage engines can be used with the Oracle database?

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up vote 15 down vote accepted

Oracle is not like MySQL in this. Like most other RDBMSs it comes with it's own built-in storage engine that cannot be exchanged for another.

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For completeness, whilst Jack's answer is technically true, it is possible to use Data Cartridges to expand on vanilla Oracle offerings.

In fact, a company called CopperEye released a new indexing method (patented, now not available) utilizing this functionality. See this old press release. The patent makes for fascinating reading.

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learn something new every day with Oracle.. – kevinsky Jan 14 '15 at 14:49
Interesting. @Phil, do you have a link to that (fascinating) patent? – ypercubeᵀᴹ Jan 15 '15 at 15:23
Indeedy.… – Phil Jan 15 '15 at 15:29

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