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Oracle Database Administration for Microsoft SQL Server DBAs by Michelle Malcher

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Operating Systems

The installation of the Oracle software is very similar on the different operating systems. Some of the types of checks are also the same, such as making sure the version of the operating system is compatible with the version of the database. A 64-bit Linux version of Oracle will not install on a 32-bit Linux or Windows 64-bit system, for example.

The Oracle release notes provide information about where to find the compatibility matrix and the system requirements for the server. As shown in Table 3-1, the requirements listed are minimum values; they might not be adequate for some systems to perform as needed. The additional Oracle components may have some requirements outside the database lists. So, the components you plan to ...

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