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Christopher Jones

Senior Principal Product Manager

Christopher is a Senior Principal Product Manager working with the Oracle Database Data Access team primarily on APIs for scripting languages including Node.js, Python, PHP and the newly launched ODPI-C library for Oracle Database driver writers.  He has responsibilities for Oracle Call Interface (OCI) and related Oracle Database APIs; for Oracle Database clients such as Oracle Instant Client; and for general database adoption by developers, including championing Oracle Database XE.  He remains a lead maintainer of PHP's OCI8 extension for Oracle Database.  He co-released the popular book "The Underground PHP and Oracle Manual" and is the author of a number of technical articles.  Christopher has presented at big and small conferences around the world including the O'Reilly Open Source Convention and Oracle OpenWorld.  

Twitter: @ghrd

Email: christopher.jones@oracle.com

Blog: http://blogs.oracle.com/opal/

Recent Posts by Christopher Jones

Python cx_Oracle 6.4 Brings a World Cup of Improvements

cx_Oracle 6.4, the extremely popular Oracle Database interface for Python, is now Production on PyPI. cx_Oracle is an open source package that covers the...

Demo: GraphQL with Oracle Database and node-oracledb

Some of our node-oracledb users recently commented they have moved from REST to GraphQL so I thought I'd take a look at what it is all about. I can requote the...

Node-oracledb 2.3 with Continuous Query Notifications is on npm

Release announcement: Node-oracledb 2.3.0, the Node.js module for accessing Oracle Database, is on npm. Top features: Continuous Query Notifications....

ODPI-C 2.4 has been released

Release 2.4 of Oracle Database Programming Interface for C (ODPI-C) is now available on GitHub. ODPI-C is an open source library of C code that simplifies access...

Demo: Oracle Database Continuous Query Notification in Node.js

Native Oracle Database Continuous Query Notification (CQN) code has landed in the node-oracledb master branch on GitHub. If you want to play with it, but don't...

Python and cx_Oracle RPMs are available from yum.oracle.com

This is worth cross posting: Getting Started with Python Development on Oracle Linux Our Oracle Linux group has made Python and cx_Oracle RPMs available for a...

A node-oracledb Web Service in Docker

This post shows how to run a node-oracledb application in a Docker Container. For bonus points, the application connects to an Oracle Database running in a...

Efficient and Scalable Batch Statement Execution in Python cx_Oracle

    Today's guest post is by Oracle's Anthony Tuininga, creator and lead maintainer of cx_Oracle, the extremely popular Oracle Database interface for Python.       Int...

Python cx_Oracle 6.3 Supports DML RETURNING for Batch Statement Execution

cx_Oracle 6.3, the extremely popular Oracle Database interface for Python, is now Production on PyPI. cx_Oracle is an open source package that covers the...