Oracle 2

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Oracle 2 was the first commercially available version of the Oracle database and also the first relational database on the market to use SQL.

Also see Oracle 3, Oracle 4, Oracle 5, Oracle 6, Oracle 7, Oracle 8, Oracle 8i, Oracle 9i, Oracle 10g and Oracle 11g.

[edit] History and Support Status

Release date: June 1979
Status: No longer supported.

[edit] Features introduced

The following new features were introduced with Oracle 2:

  • First public release
  • Basic SQL functionality, queries and joins
  • CONNECT BY queries
  • Written in pdp-11 assembly language, ran on vax/vms in compatibility mode
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