Instant Client Downloads for Exadata Express
Microsoft Windows (x64)


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Note: Instant Client 12.2 is now available and is recommended for all environments.
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Version 12.1.0.2.0
  Instant Client Package - Basic: All files required to run OCI, OCCI, and JDBC-OCI applications
Download instantclient-basic-windows.x64-12.1.0.2.0.zip (72,421,167 bytes)

Instant Client Package - Basic Light: Smaller version of the Basic, with only English error messages and Unicode, ASCII, and Western European character set support
Download instantclient-basiclite-windows.x64-12.1.0.2.0.zip (38,845,696 bytes)

Instant Client Package - JDBC Supplement: Additional support for XA, Internationalization, and RowSet operations under JDBC
Download instantclient-jdbc-windows.x64-12.1.0.2.0.zip (1,574,378 bytes)

Instant Client Package - SQL*Plus: Additional libraries and executable for running SQL*Plus with Instant Client
Download instantclient-sqlplus-windows.x64-12.1.0.2.0.zip (876,575 bytes)

Instant Client Package - SDK: Additional header files and an example makefile for developing Oracle applications with Instant Client
Download instantclient-sdk-windows.x64-12.1.0.2.0.zip (2,750,310 bytes)

Instant Client Package - ODBC: Additional libraries for enabling ODBC applications
Download instantclient-odbc-windows.x64-12.1.0.2.0.zip (519,235 bytes)

Instant Client Package - WRC: Workload Replay Client used to replay workload for RAT's DB Replay Feature
Download instantclient-tools-windows.x64-12.1.0.2.0.zip (15,281 bytes)

Instant Client Package - Precompiler: Additional files for "proc" binary and related files to precompile a Pro*C application and demo
Download instantclient-precomp-windows.x64-12.1.0.2.0.zip (924,015 bytes)


Installation Steps:

1. Download the appropriate Instant Client packages. All installations require the Basic or Basic Light package.


2. Unzip the packages into a single directory such as "C:\instantclient_12_1".

3. Append the directory "C:\instantclient_12_1" to the PATH variable in the "System variables" section of the Environment Variables pane. On Windows 8 this can be accessed by navigating to Control Panel>System>Advanced System Settings>Environment Variables.

4. Start your application.