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Oracle Grid Infrastructure Installation Options Explained (Doc ID 1632757.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

 To explain the purpose of each Oracle Grid Infrastructure installation option and their usage.

Scope

When invoking the Oracle Universal Installer for the purpose of an Oracle Grid Infrastructure installation or upgrade, there are four options presented.  This document outlines each of these four options and explains the use of each.

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 1.  Install and Configure Oracle Grid Infrastructure for a Cluster
 2.  Install and Configure Oracle Grid Infrastructure for a Standalone Server
 3.  Upgrade Oracle Grid Infrastructure or Oracle Automatic Storage Management
 4.  Install Oracle Grid Infrastructure Software Only
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