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Blackboard Learn Administration by Terry Patterson

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Installing the database

When it comes to databases, we must use Oracle if we use the RedHat or Solaris operating system, or Microsoft SQL Server if we choose to use the Windows operating system. This design requirement comes from Blackboard Learn and the specific instance designs they will support. We can find this information within the release notes. Most institutions have an experienced database administrator who will perform the installation process of our database application. If our organization doesn't have such a person, we should invest in a book that can help us with the installation process and essential support issues. Either operating system follows its typical installation process; however, there are a few options that you could ...

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