If You would like to start your work with Oracle database my proposition is
Oracle VM VirtualBox. This virtual machine contains Linux OS with enterprise edition Oracle 12c database.
First run VM. Double click the icon.
Next step is waiting for open VM window.
Right click the
VirtualBox appear, so click the
Switch button in it.
The system will be loading. If the small info window appear, close it clicking the
The environment will be ready.
In command line window You see information about your Oracle database system.
Start your work to running SQL Developer application. Double click the icon. The
Oracle SQL Developer window appear.
Next step is connect to database. So right click the
Connection node and choose
New Database connection window.
Fill the empty field as follow:
Of course, You may write password given in command line. Click the
Test button. If status is
Success You may connect to database.
Connect button. You see
Oracle SQL Developer window as this following:
So You connect to database as
HR user, You may check if this database work fine. In the
Worksheet write this SQL query getting current date:
Select this query and click the
Run Statement button.
The date was displayed. So if You would like close virual box, right click the Running item and choose
Save window appear. If You want to save Your work click the
Power Off button.
Oracle VM VirtualBox was closed.