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Installation

New Oracle Environment Road Map

  1. Allocate Hardware & Network
  2. Install OS
  3. Prep OS for Oracle
  4. If ASM used:
    • Config Storage for ASM
    • Install Grid Infrastructure (GI)
    • Create ASM Groups
  5. Install Database Product
  6. Apply Latest Patches
  7. Create Database

Fundamentals

OS

Storage

Grid Infrastructure (GI)

  • RAC Cluster Installation: 18.3 | 12.2 | 12.1
  • ASM For Stand-Alone Database (AKA Oracle Restart) 12.2 | 12.1

Database Product

Installation: 18.3 | 12.2 | 12.1

Patching

If you have RAC and a Standalone Data Guard (DG) server, patch the DG server first (ex: DB Only PSU).

Misc


The Non-CDB architecture is being deprecated in Oracle Database 12c (12.2). You may wish to start getting familiar with Multitenant. Here is Oracle's Intro to Multitenant.