Skip Headers
Oracle® Thesaurus Management System Installation Guide
Release 5.1

Go to Documentation Home
Go to Book List
Book List
Go to Table of Contents
Go to Feedback page
Contact Us

Go to previous page
Go to next page
PDF · Mobi · ePub

3 Installing Oracle Database on Windows

This chapter describes how to set up a new Oracle Database Server on a Windows computer.

If you are upgrading to Release 5.1, see Chapter 7.

For database tier system requirements, see the Oracle Database Installation Guide for your operating system at

Critical Patch Updates See Section 1.8, "Applying Oracle Critical Patch Updates."

Oracle Database  includes many new features including multitenancy, which allows you to create one or more pluggable databases (PDBs) contained in a single root or container database (CDB). You can install Oracle Thesaurus Management System on either a pluggable database or a non-CDB database (as in 11g). For more information on multitenancy, see

Oracle recommends learning about these new features in Oracle White Paper Plug into the Cloud with Oracle Database 12c at and, for more details, the Oracle® Database New Features Guide 12c Release 1 (12.1) at

3.1 Install Oracle Database Enterprise Edition

To install Oracle Database

  1. Locate the Oracle Database software in the staging area on the database server where you downloaded it; see Section 1.4, "Downloading and Extracting the Software."

  2. Install Oracle Database For instructions see the patch readme file and see the Oracle Database Installation Guide at

  3. Choose to install the Enterprise Edition.

  4. Choose the following database options that are required for Oracle Thesaurus Management System:

    • Oracle XML DB

    • Oracle JVM

    • Oracle InterMedia

    • Oracle Text

3.2 Install Oracle Database Examples

Oracle Database Examples includes the following items:

  • Oracle JDBC Development Drivers (required)

  • Oracle Database Examples (required)

  • Oracle Product Demonstrations (optional)


You do not need to install any of the sample schemas. They are not required for either Oracle Clinical or Oracle Thesaurus Management System. You can add them later if you change your mind.

To install Oracle Database Examples:

  1. Extract the zip file containing Oracle Database Examples in the examples directory.

  2. Run the following file as an administrator:


  3. Accept all the default values during the installation.

For more information about installing software and various Oracle product demonstrations from the Oracle Database Examples media, see the Oracle Database Examples Installation Guide at