Create Oracle databases on stand-alone UNIX

View some important considerations before setting up Oracle databases to work with WebSphere Portal.

For information about creating databases, refer to the Oracle product documentation.

For information on the recommended database architecture and the databases create, see the Planning for Oracle topic. Be sure that all databases to be used with WebSphere Portal are created as UNICODE character set databases.

For remote Oracle databases, also copy the ojdbc14.jar file from the remote Oracle server to the WebSphere Portal machine.

The typical location is the oracle_home/sqldeveloper/jdbc/lib directory. Record the copy location on your local machine for future reference.

When creating Oracle databases for use with WebSphere Portal, you should consider the following information:


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