Using Oracle From Home - Instant Client

Instant Client

You can download Instant Client from Oracle, which is the same software used in the MI labs. For licensing reasons you must directly download this from Oracle.

To install:
Finally you need a tnsnames.ora file so client can find Oracle:

To run, double click on the sqlplus file in this directory - you may wish to create a shortcut to the file on your desktop

This will then work in the same manner as the SQL*Plus in the University, but please note your files will be saved to your local PC, not the University file store.

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