Oracle XE: It's Not Your Typical Oracle: "Oracle XE: It's Not Your Typical Oracle
By Dick Wall
Suit vs. Jeans
Try a visualization. Think about Oracle Database. If you are anything like me, you are probably envisioning large, mission-critical applications, darkened server rooms with loud fans and lots of heat, and DBAs sweatily laboring to keep the enterprise running. You might, if you have had the experience, also get a sinking feeling from the installation, configuration, and administration of the beast (in other words, oh no, not all those steps to run through again)."