Learn how to install and configure Oracle Database, perform postinstallation tasks, and how to remove the database software.
The following topics are covered:
This guide is intended for anyone responsible for installing Oracle Database 12c Release 2 (12.2).
To use this document, you need the following:
A supported Microsoft Windows operating system installed and tested on your computer system
Administrative privileges on the computer where you are installing the Oracle Database software
Familiarity with object-relational database management concepts
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The documentation for this release includes platform-specific documentation and generic product documentation.
Platform-specific documentation includes information about installing and using Oracle products on particular platforms.
The platform-specific documentation for this product is available in both Adobe portable document format (PDF) and HTML format on Oracle Help Center at:
Product documentation includes information about configuring, using, or administering Oracle products on any platform. The product documentation for Oracle Database 12c Release 2 (12.2) is available in both HTML and PDF formats at:
Oracle error message documentation is available only in HTML. If you only have access to the Oracle Database 12c Release 2 (12.2) Online Documentation Library, you can browse the error messages by range. Once you find the specific range, use your browser's "find in page" feature to locate the specific message. When connected to the Internet, you can search for a specific error message using the error message search feature of the Oracle online documentation.
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