Having been a programmer for a few years, I have come across some really good books on programming and project management. As you'll see, many of the books have a C++ slant to them since it is my primary language.
Earlier this year, Oracle released the 9i Database for the AMD64 platform. Unfortunately Oracle only supports Red Hat servers in their instructions. This does not mean Oracle will not run in Gentoo Linux. In fact, it does once you get over a couple of hurdles. This article serves to document the problems that I ran into during the installation of Oracle 9i (18.104.22.168.0) on 64-bit Gentoo Linux running on an AMD64.