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The next screen shows the options for the types of database that can be installed: Enterprise, Standard, or custom. Enterprise allows access to virtually all options (except RAC); Standard has a restricted set of options; and custom allows the options installed to be user selectable. Choose the type of install desired and select the Next button. For our example install we will choose the Enterprise Install. Figure 1.7 shows this screen.

The next screen shows the Database Configuration options. The database configuration options are General Purpose, Transaction Processing, Data Warehouse, Customized, or Software Only. Select the option you wish and then select Next. The Software Only option is the only one where no database is installed; use it when migration of an existing database will be performed as a part of the Oracle installation. This is shown in Figure 1.8.

The next screen of the installation routine allows you to specify a name for the database if you choose to install a new database. Specify the name and domain name for your database; the program will strip off the domain to specify a system identifier (SID) for the database. The normal format for the domain is sid.domain. Select the Next button when you are satisfied with the SID and domain specification. Figure 1.9 shows this screen.

Next, you will choose the character set to use in the database that you will be creating (if you choose to create a database). The selections available are:

This is an excerpt by Mike Ault’s book “Oracle Administration & Management”.  If you want more current Oracle tips by Mike Ault, check out his new book “Mike Ault’s Oracle Internals Monitoring & Tuning Scripts” or Ault’s Oracle Scripts Download.




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