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Its clear to me now that the Host name in the listener configuration on the Oracle server is indeed the IP/Name of the Oracle server where the database exists and the port number is the port this database will listen to incoming connections. I was wrong in assuming that each incoming connection must be defined as a listener.
If you install from apt-get you will be able to use apt-get upgrade option later and other apt-get build in options (available from Ubuntu). Furthermore apt-get installs binaries and manages their versions. You just install and nothing more. Installing from source gives you the ability to do a more detailed installation. (You can customize the build and ...
Everything you will need to run and manage MySQL Server on Windows can be downloaded from the MySQL website. Several MySQL GUI management tools exist, I suggest starting with MySQL Workbench.
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