One of your duties as an Oracle DBA is to install and configure the Oracle 10g software on the server so that a database can be created to store application data. This section discusses each of the steps that you must perform in order to successfully install Oracle 10g.
The examples in this section are for a Unix server, but most of the concepts apply equally to Windows platforms. Significant differences between Unix and Windows are noted.
Before beginning an installation of Oracle 10g, you need to review several documents so that you completely understand the installation requirements. These documents include the following:
The installation guide for your operating system