[DB-SIG] Oracle API

Miroslav Siket miroslav.siket at gmail.com
Mon May 9 09:32:34 CEST 2005


You can download Oracle Instant client with minimal set of required
libraries needed for either cx_Oracle od DCOracle2 to work. You can
download them directly from the Oracle web site. They have the rpms
ready...

Miro

On 5/5/05, mike.guice at rbc.com <mike.guice at rbc.com> wrote:
> Thanks all for your advice. Python is a really useful (down and dirty) language but is of course, still evolving.
> 
> Mike
> 
>  -----Original Message-----
> From:   Andy Todd [mailto:andy47 at halfcooked.com]
> Sent:   Thursday, May 05, 2005 5:07 AM
> To:     Stephen Day
> Cc:     Guice, Mike (Liberty); db-sig at python.org
> Subject:        Re: [DB-SIG] Oracle API
> 
> Stephen Day wrote:
> > No need the have the Oracle client. There are a few
> > modules that should work listed here (not all
> > Oracle!):
> >
> > http://www.python.org/topics/database/modules.html
> >
> > I've used cx_Oracle with success.
> >
> > Stephen Day
> >
> >
> > --- mike.guice at rbc.com wrote:
> >
> >
> >>Is it necessary to have the Oracle Client installed
> >>in a machine that wishes to connect to an Oracle
> >>database? If not, what are the requisite files for
> >>making the connection?
> >>
> >>Thanks
> >>
> >>Mike Guice
> >>Oracle DBA
> >>IBM USA
> >>
> 
> The Python db-api modules (such as cx_Oracle and DCOracle2) still
> require you to have the Oracle client software installed.
> 
> Oracle do ship a class (III or is it IV?) pure Java JDBC driver which
> you can use from Jython.
> 
> The only other way I'm aware of that you can connect to an Oracle
> database is via ODBC. mxODBC is the cream of the Python crop here.
> 
> Regards,
> Andy
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