A clean installation of a database server is one where everything
goes according to the expectations. It used to be easy: you only
had to do what the manual says, and, presto! you would see your
database server installed and ready to use. If something went
wrong, you got one or more error messages that informed you of
what needs to be fixed.
Sometimes, rarely, it happened that you got also a warning message, telling you that while the installation was successful, you could improve it by fine tuning this and that. No big deal.
Gone are those times. A clean installation nowadays is a much harder exercise, …[Read more...]