This guide provides platform-specific information about administering and configuring Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2) on the Microsoft Windows 32-Bit and 64-bit platforms:
Windows XP Professional
Windows Server 2003 - all editions
Windows Server 2003 R2 - all editions
Windows Vista - Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions
Windows Server 2008 - Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, Web, and Foundation editions. The specific operating system components that are not supported are Hyper-V and Server Core.
Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit) - Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, Web, and Foundation editions. The specific operating system components that are not supported are Hyper-V and Server Core.
Windows 7 - Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions
Windows 8 - Pro and Enterprise editions
Windows 8.1 - Pro and Enterprise editions
Windows Server 2012 - Standard, Datacenter, Essentials, and Foundation editions
Windows Server 2012 R2 - Standard, Datacenter, Essentials, and Foundation editions
Note:Windows Multilingual User Interface Pack is supported on all Windows operating systems.
This Preface contains these topics:
This guide is intended for database administrators, network administrators, security specialists, and developers who use Oracle Database for Windows.
To use this document, you need:
Oracle-certified Windows operating system software installed and tested
Knowledge of object-relational database management concepts
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For more information, refer to the following documents in the Oracle Database documentation set:
Many books in the documentation set use the sample schemas, which are installed by default when you select the Typical Installation option with an Oracle Database installation. Refer to Oracle Database Sample Schemas for information on how these schemas were created and how you can use them yourself.
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