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Oracle Database Administration for Microsoft SQL Server DBAs by Michelle Malcher

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Oracle Software Installation

Operating system configurations—check; storage—check; users—check. You’re ready to install the software. With the planning and setup completed, the installation of the Oracle software is the easy part. I recommend that you install just the software first, and then run the assistants separately to create a database and configure other required components.

On Windows, start the installation by executing setup.exe to run the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI).

On Linux, a couple of environment variables need to be set up first, and then the installer program can run.

> export DISPLAY = ip address:0.0> export ORACLE_BASE = /u01/oracle> export ORACLE_HOME = /u01/oracle/product/11.2.0> export PATH = $PATH:$ORACLE_HOME/bin ...

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