SQL*Plus may display data from tables of database in default language set in system OS. So sometimes you can see in your language strange signs. How repair it?
It is not news that the SQL Developer tool is a visual, graphical tool to connect to a database in Oracle. About SQL Developer tool you find information from my post “Oracle XE 11g – Installation SQL Developer and set connection to database”. However, you can also connect to database using SQL*Plus tool. This free tool is a batch query tool. I explain you how run it in console in Windows. Let’s start.
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.