This three-part series of articles explains how to get yourself started with the business of familiarising yourself with the Oracle database. You first build a web server from which to serve up the Oracle software in a convenient way. You then build an Oracle server and install an appropriate O/S on it. Finally, you install the Oracle software, build a database and start interacting with it via web pages and PHP.
The three parts of the series build on each other: you could try jumping in at the PHP one, for example, but it’s unlikely to work unless you’ve worked through the preceding ones.
The complete series comprises: