From Oracle FAQ
Windows is a family of GUI operating systems produced by Microsoft (MS) Corporation.
Almost all of Oracle's products are available on MS Windows. Microsoft also has a database product called SQL Server that competes with the Oracle database.
The Oracle Database is supported on most Windows versions, but please do check the prerequisites before installing.
As an example, Oracle 12cR2 is supported on:
- Windows 7 x64 - Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions
- Windows 8 x64 and Windows 8.1 x64 - Core, Pro, and Enterprise editions
- Windows 8.1 x64 - Pro and Enterprise editions
- Windows 10 x64 - Pro, Enterprise, and Education editions
- Windows Server 2012 x64 - Standard, Datacenter, Essentials, and Foundation editions
- Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 - Standard, Datacenter, Essentials, and Foundation editions
- Windows Server 2016 x64 - Standard, Datacenter, and Essentials editions
Check what users belongs to a group
To see what groups are available, open a command prompt and enter:
X:\> NET GROUP /domain | findstr Jump
To see what users are assigned to a particular group, enter:
X:\> NET GROUP "JumpServer-Users-DBORA" /DOMAIN
A bit of fun
Some jokingly describes Windows as:
- 32 bit extensions and a graphical shell for a
- 16 bit patch to an
- 8 bit operating system originally coded for a
- 4 bit microprocessor, written by a
- 2 bit company that can't stand
- 1 bit of competition.
- Windows FAQ, frequently asked questions.
- Creating an Oracle service on Windows
- Microsoft's Home Page
- WinFiles, free downloads.