[DB-SIG] Which Oracle extension to use?

Martin Möllenbeck Martin.Moellenbeck at t-online.de
Tue Nov 18 13:04:23 EST 2003

sorry, must go to the list

Andy Todd wrote:

> Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> We're about to start developing for Oracle 9 (or is that 9i???) on
>> Linux.  I know that there are several Oracle extensions for Python,
>> but I've never used either of them.  If you have relevant experience,
>> please let me know (private mail will be fine).
>> --Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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> Guido,
> There are two that I know of and have used successfully;
> cx_Oracle : http://www.computronix.com/utilities.shtml#Oracle
> DCOracle2 : http://www.zope.org/Members/matt/dco2
> cx_Oracle is more actively maintained (and there are a number of other 
> Oracle utilities on that page) but both work well.
> It's 9i by the way. Unless you've managed to get an early copy of 10g ;-)
> Regards,
> Andy

but when threadsafety is important, have a closer look to the docs of 
the modules.


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