Chapter 13. Creating and Configuring Databases

This chapter describes how to create and configure databases using the Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA) and discusses how to create a RAC database using SQL*Plus scripts.

DBCA provides a user-friendly interface that allows you to create and configure databases; DBCA can create both single-instance and clustered databases. It also helps you to clone and delete databases, add and remove instances, and manage services.

The first two sections in this chapter describe how to run DBCA as a GUI tool and as a command line tool. The final section of this chapter describes creating a RAC database manually using scripts generated by DBCA.

Using DBCA As a GUI Tool

Before you can run DBCA, you must have configured ...

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