Installing Oracle 11g Locally On Windows
You can install a free copy of the Oracle 11g database for development purposes. Just register for the Oracle Technology Network when prompted. It’s a huge download (2GB); you’ll need a reasonably fast connection. Server The problems began for me when I ran the installer under Windows 7. It may tell you that the system checks (RAM, disk space) fail. Ignore them if you know you’ve got sufficient memory and free space.