CHAPTER 2Installing and Creating a Database

Exam Objectives

In this chapter you will learn to

• 052.2.1 Identify the Tools for Administering an Oracle Database

• 052.2.2 Plan an Oracle Database Installation

• 052.2.3 Install the Oracle Software by Using Oracle Universal Installer (OUI)

• 052.3.1 Create a Database by Using the Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA)

Perhaps the simplest yet most important strategic task in the life of an Oracle database occurs at the planning and installation phase. Although the decisions you make at this point are not cast in stone, they will often be complex to undo. For example, choosing a database name, the locations of the installation binaries, and those of other important files might seem trivial, but once ...

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