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Windows is a family of GUI operating systems produced by Microsoft (MS) Corporation.

Almost all of Oracle's products are available on MS Windows. Microsoft also has a database product called SQL Server that competes with the Oracle database.

Windows versions[edit]

The Oracle Database is supported on most Windows versions, but please do check the prerequisites before installing.

As an example, Oracle 12cR2 is supported on:

  • Windows 7 x64 - Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions
  • Windows 8 x64 and Windows 8.1 x64 - Core, Pro, and Enterprise editions
  • Windows 8.1 x64 - Pro and Enterprise editions
  • Windows 10 x64 - Pro, Enterprise, and Education editions
  • Windows Server 2012 x64 - Standard, Datacenter, Essentials, and Foundation editions
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 - Standard, Datacenter, Essentials, and Foundation editions
  • Windows Server 2016 x64 - Standard, Datacenter, and Essentials editions

Check what users belongs to a group[edit]

To see what groups are available, open a command prompt and enter:

X:\> NET GROUP /domain | findstr Jump

To see what users are assigned to a particular group, enter:

X:\> NET GROUP "JumpServer-Users-DBORA" /DOMAIN

A bit of fun[edit]

Some jokingly describes Windows as:

  • 32 bit extensions and a graphical shell for a
  • 16 bit patch to an
  • 8 bit operating system originally coded for a
  • 4 bit microprocessor, written by a
  • 2 bit company that can't stand
  • 1 bit of competition.

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