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any way to download some free version of oracle FOR STUDIES PURPOSE ?
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by:manohar_rao75
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Visit this site for studies purpose :
http://technet.oracle.com/doc/oracle8i_816/server.816

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jtrifts earned 30 total points
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For the purpose of studying you must make shure of a few things before you go to technet and download.

At this point you probably havent't determined whether you want to travel down the developer route, the DBA route, etc.  Don't worry because for the early stuff, most tracks have some common ground.

I would suggest going to the technet site suggested by manohar ( http://technet.oracle.com/doc/oracle8i_816/server.816 )
if you're only looking for some documentation.

If you're looking to get knee deep in it, then I would suggest you download a copy of the database software (e.g. Personal Oracle 8 (or LITE) or something like that).

This will give you enough software to create a database, install the training tables and work through the typical training processes to get familiar with Structured Query Language (SQL) primarily using SQL*PLUS.  When you feel compentent enough with SQL, then you might consider getting up to speed the the Programming Language for SQL called PL/SQL.  You can use this to code all sorts of functions and procedures.

If you desire to get into GUI / Front End programming, you can download a trial of Oracle Developer 6 (formerly named Developer 2000).  With this software you can develop Oracle Forms, Oracle Reports and Graphics (mainly).

Other areas of interest to the Oracle Profeessional include SQL-J, Java, and XML.

One of the things you have to consider however, is what operating system you are using.  I would venture to say that nearly all of the software available from TechNet is supported for Windows NT.  The recent stuff is also supported on Windows 2000.  Much of the software is also supported on Win98.  Please note that Oracle does NOT support installations on Windows ME (Millenium Edition).

By the way, I believe that you need to join technet to download all of this...but it's free so if you don't mind giving your email address away...then away you go.

If you have trouble getting Oracle Installed and configured, I'm sure there's lots of experts here to help you out (though I would recommend searching through the Previously Asked Questions if you are short on points)

Regards,

JT

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