Author's name: Soham
Author's Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date written: 14-dec-04
Oracle version(s): Oracle 8.0.5
Is it possible to run several different versions of Oracle on the same machine ?
Yes! We can run different versions of Oracle on the same machine provided that Oracle_base_directory is same for both the versions.
Oracle_base_directory is the directory where oracle is
installed like C:\oracle or D:\orant
Under the Base directory Oracle home directories are differentiated like
In short you can have different versions installed on the same machine if they are installed in the same directory.
Further reading: N/A