Installing Oracle Linux
In this chapter you are going to learn how to install and configure Oracle Linux 6 for use with Oracle database release 12c. Oracle Linux 6 has been selected because its installable DVD and CD-ROM images are still freely available. In this respect, Oracle Linux is probably the most accessible supported Linux for use with any Oracle database product. In fact, if you are keen on the “one vendor” approach, Oracle Linux could be your sole operating system for Oracle products besides the database.
For a long time, the differences between Red Hat Linux and Oracle Linux were negligible. This was before Oracle released ...