Regardless of the platform being used for your Oracle Database 10g deployment, the following minimum system requirements should be met. The difference in requirements for UNIX and Windows platforms is discussed later in this chapter.
The system should have a minimum memory of 512MB.
The system should have sufficient paging space and disk space.
The operating system should be up to date with service packs or patches.
The system should have the correct file system format.
Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) checks the environment to verify that it meets the minimum requirements for a successful installation. This early analysis by OUI reduces the chances of any problems during the installation process.
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