Node-oracledb 2.0.13-Development is now on GitHub

Node-oracledb 2.0.13-Development is now on GitHub. Node-oracledb is the Node.js interface for Oracle Database. Top features: Version 2 is based on the new ODPI-C abstraction layer. Additional data type support. The full Changelog is here. The node-oracledb 2.0.13-Development documentation is here. I'd recommend testing and reporting any issues as early as possible during the 2.0 Development release cycle. This is a development release so we are aware of some rough edges....

Monday, June 19, 2017 | node.js | Read More

Python cx_Oracle 6.0 RC 1 is now on PyPI

Release Candidate 1 of Python cx_Oracle 6.0 in now on PyPI. Test now and report any feedback. Python cx_Oracle is the Python Instant for Oracle Database. Version 6 is based on the new ODPI-C abstraction layer, which is now also in Release Candidate phase. This layer has allowed cx_Oracle code itself to be greatly simplified. There are a few small tweaks in cx_Oracle RC1 since the final Beta. Read about them in the Release Notes. A couple of the changes are that the...

Monday, June 19, 2017 | python | Read More

ODPI-C 2.0.0 RC1 released on GitHub

The ODPI-C 2.0 abstraction layer for Oracle Database applications has just entered Release Candidate phase. You know what this means - it's seriously time you should do some testing and report any issues. What is it? ODPI-C is an open source library of C code that simplifies the use of common Oracle Call Interface (OCI) features for Oracle Database drivers and user applications. It sits on top of OCI and requires Oracle client libraries. Download ODPI-C from here. Documentation...

Monday, June 19, 2017 | General | Read More

Python cx_Oracle 6.0b2 is available

Python cx_Oracle 6.0b2 has been released to GitHub and PyPI. Anthony Tuininga has released Python cx_Oracle 6.0b2 with (surprise, surprise) some improvements and fixes. You can install it from PyPI by using: python -m pip install cx_Oracle --pre Without the "--pre" option you will get the current production version cx_Oracle 5.3 instead. If you are upgrading a previous cx_Oracle installation use: python -m pip install cx_Oracle --upgrade --pre The full Release Notes list all...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | python | Read More

ODPI-C 2.0.0-beta.4 released: More & Better-er

ODPI-C 2.0.0-beta.4 has been released to GitHub. ODPI-C is an abstraction layer for Oracle Call Interface OCI. This release has incremental improvements, based on user feedback and as a result of continued testing. There was some discussion around best practice number handling, and how to make use of ODPI-C 'variable' structures without requiring a DB connection. These have resulted in a few tweaks. See the release notes for all changes. The highlights in this release are: Adde...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | General | Read More

Heading to Tokyo

It's all set and I'm ready to go.  I'll be speaking on Python and Oracle Database at the Oracle Code Conference in Tokyo this week.  My abstract is "The past year has been big for the Python cx_Oracle driver. In this session see how existing and new features of the cx_Oracle API for Oracle Database can be used to build functional, high-performance apps that make best use of database functionality and resources." After a proposed vacation to Japan this year had to be postponed,...

Monday, May 15, 2017 | python | Read More

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