CHAPTER 2Installing Oracle Database 10g and Creating a Database

As Oracle’s installation software becomes easier to use with each release, it is very tempting to open the box of CDs and start the installation right away. Although this is fine if you’re going to experiment with some new database features, a lot more planning is required to perform a successful installation without rework or even reinstallation a month from now. Although the complete details of an Oracle Database 10g installation are beyond the scope of this book, you will see the basics of an Oracle install using the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI), along with a basic template for doing a manual install of the database using the create database command. In any case, a thorough ...

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