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Oracle Database Administration: The Essential Refe by Brian Laskey, David C. Kreines

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Pre-Installation Checklist

Before beginning an Oracle installation session, make sure that:

  • The Installation and User’s Guide (IUG) has been read and is available.

  • Any included Release Notes have been carefully reviewed. Don’t forget the README file usually found on the installation media—this file often contains critical information.

  • Appropriate installation media are available.

  • Required operating system changes have been made (e.g., kernel parameters and patches).

  • Sufficient disk space is available.

  • Sufficient system memory is available.

  • Desired Oracle components are identified.

  • Root, system manager, or other appropriate passwords are available.

  • The directory structure for Oracle files has been carefully planned.

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