Re: OMF or not OMF? DBCA or Manual scripts

From: Don Seiler <>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:53:44 -0500
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Personally I like dbca -silent with a response file template, similar to Frits.

On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 12:32 PM, Hans Forbrich <>wrote:

> On 24/03/2014 10:56 AM, Mark Bobak wrote:
> My personal opinion, use DBCA. With a new database version, I might use
> DBCA to generate the script, then read the script, just to see what's in
> there, and then run the script.
> Back in the 7.0, maybe 8.0 days, it wasn't a big deal to create a
> database manually. Today, w/ 11gR2, 12cR1, there's just a lot of options
> to consider, too many really, to remember from memory. And really, how
> much value is there in learning and memorizing all that syntax?
> Just my opinion,
> -Mark
> I totally concur. Reading the DBCA generated script is often an
> eye-opener.
> But the possibility of either forgetting something and the opportunity to
> debug a hand-coded script does not hold any major appeal any more.
> /Hans

Don Seiler

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