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The Language of SQL, Second Edition by Larry Rockoff

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C. Getting Started with Oracle

The following describes the procedure for installing the free version of Oracle on a computer running Windows. In addition to Windows, this database is also available for Linux but not for the Mac. Note that the procedure may vary, depending on what is already installed on your computer. There is just one step for the install:

• Install Oracle Database Express Edition.

This installation will create a single database and provide a web-based graphical interface that will allow you to execute SQL commands against the database.

Installing Oracle Database Express Edition

This procedure will install the Oracle Database Express Edition. The steps for installing are as follows:

1. Go to oracle.com/database.

2. Under the ...

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