8.2. Installing Oracle Software

Now that you have an understanding of how the Oracle database components are structured and interoperate, you can install the software that will create and control the components.

Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM)

A GUI-based tool used to manage one or more Oracle database instances.

To install Oracle 10g, you can use the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI), a GUI-based Java tool that has the same look and feel regardless of which software platform you are using to install the software. As part of most Oracle installations, you can also install the Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) toolset, which is a graphical system management tool that allows a DBA to manage and administer more than one Oracle instance from a single ...

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