Re: Recommendations for setting up a Oracle environment for a 2-year class

From: Dennis Williams <>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2009 16:38:33 -0500
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You might want to copy what Oracle Education does. They keep the files for a small instance, and copy them into each student directory before the class starts.


On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 3:56 PM, Charles Schultz <>wrote:

> Good day, list,
> I will be helping at a local community college, and would like to start
> thinking about setting up an environment where students can play and do
> homework. I believe we will be targeting a max of 15 students, and plan to
> cover basic things like software installation & patching, database creation,
> using EM (both Grid Control and Database Control), and all areas of
> management. Probably not RAC, as it would be a bit too much for an intro
> class series.
> Anyone have experience setting up this kind of environment? I will
> obviously want different Oracle Homes for each student, and right now we
> only one host (dual cpu quad core) with 10gb of memory; would also like to
> squeeze EM on there as well, and I would most likely want to specify ports
> using the command-line options for runInstaller. Right now the host is
> running Slackware, which has not been too bad for us (have to do some hacks
> to get runInstaller going). As of now, the class is targetting Oracle 10gR2,
> but I am thinking 11g might be an interesting venture.
> Any suggestions would be appreciated. TIA
> --
> Charles Schultz
> Sent from: Champaign Illinois United States.

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