Re: can I install Oracle 10.1g on MAC OS 10.5.1 without the MAC server software?
Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2008 12:36:48 -0800 (PST)
On Feb 5, 2:58 pm, ken quirici <ken.quir..._at_excite.com> wrote:
> On Feb 5, 2:09 pm, bdbafh <bdb..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Feb 5, 1:31 pm, ken quirici <ken.quir..._at_excite.com> wrote:
> > > I guess the subject up top more or less says it all.
> > > If anyone HAS installed Oracle 10.1g on MAC OS 10.5.1 NOT MAC OS
> > > 10.5.1 server I'd
> > > really appreciate hearing from you.
> > > I've downloaded the the Oracle 10.1g client and database on my non-
> > > server
> > > MAC OS 10.5.1 and got as far as succesfully doing the cpio command
> > > (see directions).
> > > However the instructions for doing the install for the client; or for
> > > the database; seem \
> > > to require having the server installed - they seem to assume you're
> > > set up on a LAN -
> > > but I'm not a systems- or dba-person, I'm an Oracle PL/SQL, and SQL
> > > (w/ some other
> > > things) contract programmer and would love to have it at home so I
> > > could learn new things
> > > faster and more concretely. PL/SQL and SQL are big languages.
> > Would the 10g R1 Instant Client be sufficient for your purposes?
> > That installs.
> > Check the OTN forums for other such users in your situation.
> > -bdbafh
> Thanks. I think the 10gR1 Instant Client would be sufficient as
> far as client-side - basically just need a sqlplus, although the
> facilities in something like TOAD or PL/SQL Developer (I think
> that's 3rd party) would be real nice on my desktop ;-)
> I would still like to get the Oracle 'engine' installed server-less
> on the same MAC as the Instant Client - that's key. I hope
> the OTN forums will help there - but forgive my obtuseness -
> what does OTN stand for?
> Again, thanks for your prompt and helpful reply.
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-bdbafh Received on Tue Feb 05 2008 - 14:36:48 CST