Chapter 2. Installing the Oracle Database Software

Before we can venture very far into the world of Oracle database administration, we're going to need to install the software required to actually run the database. In this chapter, we'll take a step-by-step look at various methods of installing Oracle on a server machine. Additionally, we'll look at the steps and requirements for an Oracle installation on both Windows and Linux to establish a broader outlook for database administration as a whole. In fact, throughout this book, rather than dedicating all of our examples to one particular OS, we'll take a broader approach and examine Oracle administration on two different operating systems: Windows and Linux. Note that it will not be necessary ...

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