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  Instant Client Package - Basic: All files required to run OCI, OCCI, and JDBC-OCI applications (32,200,686 bytes) (cksum - 991396986) (31,455,566 bytes) (cksum - 2639141761)

*Instant Client Package - JDBC Supplement: Additional support for XA, Internationalization, and RowSet operations under JDBC (4,650,957 bytes) (cksum - 2639141761) (4,651,213 bytes) (cksum - 3355610301)

*Instant Client Package - SQL*Plus: Additional libraries and executable for running SQL*Plus with Instant Client (366,963 bytes) (cksum - 567416601) (331,855 bytes) (cksum - 850771164)

*Instant Client Package - SDK: Additional header files and an example makefile for developing Oracle applications with Instant Client (294,632 bytes) (cksum - 3782887635) (294,618 bytes) (cksum - 1809531602)
Optional packages are marked with a *.

Installation Steps:

1. Download the appropriate Instant Client packages for your platform. All installations REQUIRE the Basic package.

2. Unzip the packages into a single directory such as "instantclient".

3. Set the library loading path in your environment to the directory in Step 2 ("instantclient"). On many UNIX platforms, LD_LIBRARY_PATH is the appropriate environment variable. On Windows, PATH should be used.

4. Start your application and enjoy.