Since the release of Primavera P6 Professional R8.4, the software abandoned its long held use of an Oracle XE database as its standalone solution. Instead you can now use a SQLite database option for running Primavera P6 Professional in standalone mode.
This one change made everything much simpler. For those who are learning Primavera P6 Professional, installation is now quick and easy and the software still works identically as if it were operating on an Oracle or Microsoft SQL server database. That is with the exception of one’s inability to add multiple users to the SQLite standalone database. But in all other ways that matter, learning Primavera P6 on an SQLite database is an excellent way of building your Primavera P6 scheduling expertise.
With that said, watch the following video to learn how quick and easy it is to install Primavera P6 professional is a standalone application using the SQLite database. This video depicts the software being installed on a Windows 10 operating system.