Installing PL/SQL locally

Learn how to install PL/SQL locally to solve Exercism's exercises on your own machine

You'll need access to a mounted Oracle DB. If you don't have one already installed, here are a few options:

  • get a free workspace at
  • download VirtualBox from Oracle and run one of the freely available images; at the time of writing, the easiest to get started with at the time of writing might be Database App Development VM. The image is quite large...
  • download and install the a version of the Oracle DB itself. Developer licenses are free.