Oracle 11G is a database management system that is used by many organizations. It is a relational database management system that has been around for a long time and has been used by many companies.
The following are the features of the Oracle 11g Database,
- High Availability
- Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
- Enterprise Manager Grid Control
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Oracle 11g on Windows 10.
Oracle Database 11G Release 2 installation on Windows
Oracle database 11G is available for Windows and Linux platforms. Installing it on Windows is easy as it follows the wizard-driven approach. You just need to download, extract and run the installer.
Let’s see the installation steps in detail,
1. Download Oracle Database 11G release 2
Oracle provides many of the tools as free to download and use for learning and education purposes. Oracle Database 11G is also available to download.
Click to download.
Click on Accept License Agreement. Enter the username and password. You need an Oracle account to download any software.
Download both win64_11gR2_database_1of2.zip, win64_11gR2_database_2of2.zip.
2. Start the installation
Next, unzip both the zip files in the same folders. If you unzip in different folder then copy stage folder from win64_11gR2_database_2of2\database\ to \win64_11gR2_database_1of2\database\ folder.
Now click on the setup.exe file to start the installation. Oracle quickly does the pre-requisite check and launches the Universal Installer.
3. Configure Security Updates
Provide your email address to receive security issue information. It is optional. Unselect I wish to receive security updates via My Oracle Support.
If you have this information you can enter it.
4. Installation option
Now select the database installation option.
- Create and configure database – This option creates and configures a database.
- Install database software only – This installs only database software. Post-installation you need to manually create and configure the database.
- Upgrade existing database – This upgrades the existing database.
Select the default and click the Next button.
5. System Class
Select either Desktop Class or Server Class and click the Next button.
6. Database configuration
Installed defaults all basis configuration like Oracle base, Software location, Database file location. Click browse and select a different location to change it.
The installer creates a global database with the name orcl. Enter Administrative password and enter the same password in Confirm Password field and click Next
This screen shows a summary of the installation. Review it. If it is fine click on the Finish button or clicks on the Back button to change.
8. Install Product
The installer starts and copies all necessary files.
Click Allow Access.
9. Database Configuration Assistant
The installer creates and configures the database.
Below popups shows database information. Click Ok to finish the installation.
In this guide, we explained how to install Oracle Database 11G Release 2 on Windows.