3.1 System Requirements

Table 3-1 provides system requirements for Oracle Database XE.

Table 3-1 Oracle Database XE Requirements

Requirement Value

Operating system

Oracle Database Installation Guide , "Operating System Checklist for Oracle Database Installation on Linux" for the list of supported Linux distributions and the set of minimum requirements for each x86–64 Linux platforms

Network protocol

The following protocols are supported:

  • IPC

  • Named Pipes

  • UDP

  • TCP/IP

  • TCP/IP with SSL


1 gigabyte minimum, 2 gigabytes recommended

Disk space

10 gigabytes minimum