Each interface described in the previous section allows a user to interact with the database. Using these tools requires that user accounts be created in the database and connectivity to the database be in place across the network. Users must also have adequate storage capacity for the data that they insert, and they need recovery mechanisms for restoring the transactions that they are performing in the event of a hardware failure. As the DBA, you take care of each of these tasks, as well as others, which include the following:
Selecting the server hardware on which the database software will run
Installing and configuring the Oracle 10g software on the server hardware
Creating the database itself
Creating and managing ...