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Oracle® Communications Data Model Installation Guide
11g Release 2 (11.2)

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2 Introduction to Oracle Communications Data Model Installation

This chapter describes how to install Oracle Communications Data Model and other components you use to create a Oracle Communications Data Model data warehouse:

Types of Installations Provided for Oracle Communications Data Model

Using the Oracle Installer you can perform two types of Oracle Communications Data Model installations:

Different items are installed depending on whether you install the database objects or the sample reports and schemas

Communications Data Model Installation

When you perform a Communications Data Model installation of Oracle Communications Data Model, Installer installs the Oracle Communications Data Model component without data. Specifically, Installer creates the following schemas in the target database:

See:

For detailed information about all created objects in the OCDM_SYS and OCDM_MINING schemas, see the Oracle Communications Data Model Reference.

There is no data in these two schemas. You need to populate data into OCDM schema.

Sample Reports Installation

When you perform a Sample Reports installation of the Oracle Communications Data Model, Installer creates the Oracle Communications Data Model sample schema in the target database, and copies and configures all the sample reports to your OBIEE server. Specifically, the Installer installs:

Oracle Communications Data Model Home Directory Structure

The installation image contains the following directories under ORACLE_HOME/ocdm:

Subdirectory Description
relational Relational schema installation scripts and relational related files
relational/calendar Calendar data population package
relational/ddl Relational schema installation scripts
relational/intra_etl Intra-ETL Oracle Warehouse Builder dump and related files
relational/lookup_value Lookup data population script
relational/sample_schema Physical sample schema
mining Data mining scripts and related files
olap OLAP scripts and related files

Overview of the Installation Process

Installation of Oracle Communications Data Model requires the following tasks

  1. Read Oracle Communications Data Model Release Notes to identify any last minute changes.

  2. Verify that your system is one of the supported platforms and that it satisfies the hardware and software requirements as described in Chapter 1, "Hardware and Software Requirements."

  3. Identify and perform any necessary pre-installation tasks, as described in "Pre-installation Tasks".

  4. Install the Oracle Communications Data Model component or the Oracle Communications Data Model sample reports, as described in "Installer Execution".

    Tip:

    you can also perform a silent installation, see "Silent Installation" for more information.
  5. Identify and perform any necessary post-installation tasks, as described in "Post-Installation Tasks".

  6. Install the additional components that you need to create an Oracle Communications Data Model data warehouse or run the sample reports, as described in Chapter 4, "Installation of Additional Components."

Note:

To deinstall Oracle Communications Data Model, follow the directions in Chapter 5, "Backup, Recovery, and Deinstallation of Oracle Communications Data Model." You must deinstall Oracle Communications Data Model before you re-install it.