Installation Guide Overview of Oracle Database Installation 3 Overview of Oracle Database Installation Learn about the different installation types of Oracle Database and issues to consider before you install Oracle Database. New Oracle Products and Features Installed with this ReleaseThere are many new features and products installed with this release. Planning Your InstallationThe Oracle Database installation process consists of the following steps: Installation ConsiderationsLearn about the information that you must consider before deciding how to install this product. Oracle Database Installation MethodsYou can choose the following installation methods to install Oracle Database: Database Configuration OptionsReview the different database configuration options. Database Backup and Recovery OptionsTo simplify the management of backup and recovery files, you can create a fast recovery area for your database. Migration ConsiderationsReview the migration considerations in this topic.