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oracle_11g_database1. Introduction
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First, you need to make sure that you have enough space. As space was never a big concern for Oracle (but performance yes), make sure that you have at least 10 GB free disk space.
Second, make sure that you have the latest Windows SP and loopback adapter installed and configured if you are using DHCP. How? See this.

Download the latest 11g release (11.1.0.6 now) and don’t be scared about the size 🙂
If you have a Metalink account, you can also download the last update (11.1.0.7 now, patchset 6890831) and don’t be scared about the size 🙂
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oracle_10g-databaseoracle_11g_databasewindows-2008-logoI ran a migration workshop last week and had a partner who tried to install Oracle on a Windows 2008 Server.
Here are the today’s certification status:
– Oracle DB 10gR2 is certified
– Oracle DB 11gR1 is NOT certified yet, but projected
– Hyper-V and Server Core in Windows 2008 are not supported by Oracle

According to the last statement of direction, the timeframe for certification/support of 11g on Windows Server 2008 is 1st quarter 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

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