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If Oracle Express is suitable for you: Download Oracle XE 11g rpm. Convert rpm to deb using alien. "Extract" the deb package using dpkg-deb command. Modify the deb scripts: Change [ "$1" != "1" ] to [ "$1" != "install" ] at the beginning of preinst. Change [ "$1" = "1" -o -z "$2" ] to [ "$1" = "configure" -a -z "$2" ] at the beginning of postint. Change [ ...
Download and install the Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=14632 The problem is not with the SQLORA dlls, but the modules that those ddls refer to (missing from a default Windows installation).
sqlplus /nolog "se conecta SQL> connect / as sysdba
In general—and not specific to DBAs—anyone who demands root access without giving a valid reason is either: Someone who doesn’t know what they are doing. Arrogant & uncooperative. Both of the above. Now, there might be real reasons they need root access to handle their task, but again if they cannot explain why & put it in writing, I would not ...
Theoretically DBAs can work without root privs, but it is PITA for both sides. It is practically impossible to define list of command to be accessible via sudo. Give DBAs root privs if: you do not want to be woken up in the middle of the night, just to reboot the server you want quick and smooth incident management if your sever is dedicated for DB server ...
Who installs Oracle on the servers? If it's the DBA they need root access. If it's sysadmin, the DBA doesn't. Who is called late at night when database server is down? If you can't ensure sysadmins are available 24/7 you may want to give root access to the DBA. Bear in mind that if your DBA already has shell access as a regular user (with or without some ...
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