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Oracle Database Install FAQ(18c & higher) : Changes,New Features(RPM Based Install & Read Only Oracle Home & Other Features) (Doc ID 2438532.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 18.3.0.0.0 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 18.3.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

 The purpose of this Document is to familiarize End Users with the new Changes & Features introduced in the 18c Database Release.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 A. Software/Media Changes
 B. Install Changes
    1. New Flags introduced with runInstaller
   2. runInstaller does not provide the option to create a RAC Database directly
    3. RPM Based Install
   4. Read Only Oracle Home(ROOH)
  4.a How to enable a Read Only Oracle Home
  4.b How to check presence/confirmation of Read Only Homes ?
  4.c Read Only Oracle Home Bootstrap Directory Structure
 C . FAQs about RPM Based Install
 D. FAQs about Read Only Oracle Home(ROOH)
  E. FAQs about 18c & higher Install Changes

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