MLE Docker 0.3.0 Releae Notes¶
Oracle and the MLE team are pleased to provide another preview release of the Multilingual Engine (MLE) for Oracle Database. Note that as of now MLE is an experimental feature for the Oracle Database.
Oracle Database MLE is being developed by Oracle Labs. This release is meant to give you a glimpse of our vision. Our goal is to engage with the community early. We are actively looking for use cases and feature requests. If you have suggestions, ideas, or issues, please get in touch with us at https://community.oracle.com/community/groundbreakers/database/developer-tools/multilingual-engine/.
- MLE stored procedures and user-defined functions can be called from every place from where also PL/SQL can be called (e.g., in a SQL query, from within a PL/SQL program incl. anonymous blocks, as virtual columns, triggers, etc.).
- Experimental support for Python 3
- Full support of Unicode in MLE
- The following data types are supported for bind variables in Dynamic MLE: VARCHAR2, PLS_INTEGER
- The following data types are supported for calls to Python functions: NUMBER, VARCHAR2, CHAR, BINARY_DOUBLE
- The following character sets are supported: AL32UTF8
- Creating MLE sources using CLOBs does not fully support Unicode characters. If the source code contains multi-byte characters, create the source using a string instead.
- If an existing MLE source has been updated via
CREATE OR REPLACE, existing sessions might not use the new version of the MLE source. It is recommended therefore to start a new session or to clean the exisiting session by calling