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OCA Oracle Database 11g: Database Administration I: A Real-World Certification Guide by Steve Ries

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Creating an Oracle database using DBCA

With these operations complete, we're ready to begin the creation process. We'll first look at the tool we'll be using and then go through each step of the process, pausing to describe the significance of each step.

Introducing the Database Configuration Assistant

Many experienced DBAs are most familiar with the manual process of creating a database. Although building a database manually allows the DBA the greatest amount of freedom in configuring a database to exact specifications, it has many steps and requires a fairly advanced knowledge of the Oracle architecture. We will examine the steps involved in a manual creation, but first we'll create a database using a simpler approach—the Database Configuration ...

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