This is a quick placeholder cross-post of the 'so I can find it again' category: Sergio Leunissen from our Linux group has a blog post on using Node.js and node-oracledb on Oracle Linux. You can find the post here. The Oracle Linux RPMs packages make it all so easy!
After a slightly protracted delay waiting for our earnings announcement, Oracle Linux Engineering have just announced Enterprise Linux packages for Release 4, Release 5 and Oracle VM 2 are now freely available on a yum server http://public-yum.oracle.com/. Previously, the whole CD or DVD image had to be downloaded for local use.
PHP 5.2.9 RPMs for RHEL 4 & 5, 32 & 64 bit are now up on http://oss.oracle.com/projects/php/. The OCI8 1.3.5 extension is included.If you followed me on twitter, you would have got this news yesterday :)
After upgrading to Ubuntu 8.04 and deciding to reinstall a bunch of software, I had to revisit a quirk in one Oracle XE shell script:/usr/lib/oracle/xe/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/server/bin/nls_lang.sh: 114: [[: not foundI get the error when I source /usr/lib/oracle/xe/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/server/bin/oracle_env.sh to set my environment variables.The well known solution, for the OS variants where this is a problem, is to edit that file and change the tests to use single...
If you want a complete set of PHP RPMs including the OCI8 and PDO_OCI extensions, go to http://oss.oracle.com/projects/php/ The intent of this "project" is to make a relatively current version of PHP available for testing. The RPMs hosted at the moment are built from PHP 5.2.3.
Oracle includes PHP with its mid-tier Application Server 10g Release 3 allowing you to use the same web server for PHP and for J2EE applications.PHP is enabled by default. The Oracle HTTP Server document root is$ORACLE_HOME/Apache/Apache/htdocsFiles with .php or .phtml extensions in this directory will be executed by PHP. Files with a .phps extension will be displayed as formatted source code.Version 10.1.3.0 of the Application Server (AS) comes with PHP 4.3.11. The AS...
If you read this blog via a feedreader you might not have seen my link to Mike Olson's blog. Always worth hearing out, he recently discussed Oracle and Enterprise Linux (here and here). Mike was CEO of Sleepycat, makers of the open source embeddable database engine Berkeley DB, that Oracle acquired. He now looks after our Embedded Technologies.As a sidebar to the topic, this IBM statement supporting Oracle's Enterprise Linux was pointed out to me.