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Download Oracle Database 12c Release1(12.1.0.1.0)

Go to www.oracle.com Register yourself, otherwise you will be asked to register your details before downloading oracle database.

Go to http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/enterprise-edition/downloads/database12c-win64-download-1968077.html. There you will find the links for downloading Oracle Database. Refer the following diagram.

Oracle Download Files
Oracle Download Files

Before downloading these two files check whether you have basic infrastructure to download these two files. (High Speed Internet, Disk Space, Memory, Operating System etc.)

You can use www.internetdownloadmanager.com/download.html‎‎ to download the files in a faster way.

Since we are using Windows 7 as our operating system and 64 bit, we have downloaded the following two files.

  • winx64_12c_database_1of2.zip
  • winx64_12c_database_2of2.zip

Since files are zipped, unzip those two files and store it in the same directory. We used WinRAR to unzip those two files. If you have stored your files in c drive, then you can see Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) file in the following directory structure C:\Oracle\database\install. Oracle Universal Installer is used to install oracle with different options.

OUI Location in Downloaded Files
Downloaded Files in Local Folder

Now Double click that OUI. Now you will see the following screen.

Oracle Universal Installer
Oracle Universal Installer

Now OUI wizard will open up and will guide you through the entire installation process of Oracle 12c. Refer the following steps.



Steps to install Oracle Database 12c Release 1

Step1 - Configure Security Updates: Ignore filling details and click NEXT.

Oracle Database Installation Steps

Step2 - Software Updates: Ignore filling details and click NEXT.

Oracle Database Installation Steps

Step3 - Select Installation Option: Select install database software only. Click NEXT.

Oracle Database Installation Steps

Step4 - Grid Installation Options: Select single instance database installation. Click NEXT.

Oracle Database Installation Steps


Step5 - Select Product Languages: Select English. Click NEXT.

Oracle Database Installation Steps

Step6 - Select Database Edition: Select Enterprise Edition(6.0 GB). Click Next.

Oracle Database Installation Steps

Step7 - Specify Oracle Home User: Select Create New Windows user. Enter your username and password. Click NEXT.

Oracle Database Installation Steps

Step8 - Specify Installation Location: Oracle selected the path for oracle base and software location. By default it will create folders and files. Click NEXT.

Oracle Database Installation Steps

Step 9: We are not able to take the snapshot since within few seconds, prerequisite checks was done by oracle. Click NEXT.

Step10 - Summary:

Oracle Database Installation Steps

Step11 - Install Product:

Oracle Database Installation Steps

Finally, you will get the message that installation of Oracle Database was successful.

You will see oracle installed products, in the next section and how to create a database.




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