Re: Cloning Oracle versus Installing from OUI

  • From: "Joel Garry" <joelgarry@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2006 15:59:53 -0700

MVR wrote:

>I proposed a plan to make a good working Oracle home(with all the
>patches installed) and making an image and using the same image for
>all other nodes with the same platform and hardware. The process is
>tar, untar them and to run for the home on target node. This
>saves us lot of time(for installing 10g R2 using OUI). But my
>teammates are not okay with that stating that it may get us some
>problems. We have already cloned it for multiple boxes and ZERO
>issues. But still people are afraid to put that home in prod.

Is that how they install their production operating systems?  All you
need is one slightly different OS patch and Bob's your funny uncle.  

There is a reason all that linking is going on, OUI?  Use a silent
install if you have many to do.

Joel Garry 


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