Test your Oracle Database 21c knowledge

Calling all database developers, DBAs and data scientists. Oracle Database 21c is here!

With it comes a host of SQL and PL/SQL improvements to help you build better data-driven applications.

To celebrate we're holding a competition to find the database trailblazers who've got up to speed fastest with 21c.

Thursday 9th December 2021 at 4pm-5pm UTC

The tournament is now over!

You can still review the quizzes to see what's new in 21c

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While you're waiting you can brush up on your 21c knowledge by reading the 21c new features documentation or taking the Oracle Live Labs 21c new features workshop

Get in shape for the tournament by taking the hundreds of free quizzes in Dev Gym

Frequently asked questions

What is the format?

The competition is a series of multiple-choice quizzes. Each of these drill into the details of a new feature in 21c

When is the tournament?

The event will run from 4pm UTC to 5PM UTC on Thursday 9th December, 2021. In different parts of the world this time is:
  • Sydney - 3am Friday 10th Dec
  • Kolkata - 9:30pm Thursday 9th Dec
  • Dubai - 8pm Thursday 9th Dec
  • Berlin - 5pm Thursday 9th Dec
  • London - 4pm Thursday 9th Dec
  • Sao Paulo - 1pm Thursday 9th Dec
  • US Eastern - 11am Thursday 9th Dec
  • US Pacific - 8am Thursday 9th Dec

I can't make those times, can you reschedule?

It's impossible to find a time that suits everyone, so we're sticking with this date. Stay tuned for future events which we'll run at different times

What can I win?

All participants will receive the Database 21c Innovator digital badge.

How much does this cost?

Nothing. Nada. Nil. Zilch. That's right, it's 100% FREE!

I missed the start. Can I still join?

The competition is open for one hour only! You can join anytime until the tournament finishes at 5pm UTC

I missed the whole event; can I take the quizzes anyway?

We will make the quizzes available as a workout shortly after the event is complete

Do I need access to an Oracle Database?

No! This is a fully online competition. All you need is a Dev Gym account

Where can I learn about Oracle Database 21c?

Where can I get access to Oracle Database 21c?

I still have unanswered questions. Where can I ask them?

Join the event!

Compete with developers and DBAs across the world to see who knows the most