Oracle Data Access in Python

A.M alanalan at newsgroup.nospam
Wed May 31 19:59:57 CEST 2006


"Bill Scherer" <bill.scherer at verizonwireless.com> wrote in message 
news:mailman.6375.1149096323.27775.python-list at python.org...
> A.M wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>>
>>
>> I am familiar with Perl's DBI programming.
>>
>>
>>
>> In Python, do we access to Oracle by using DBI?
>>
> No.
>
>> Is Oracle DBD driver included with Python distributions?
>>
> No.
>
>> What is the most common strategy for accessing to Oracle data through
>> Python?
>>
> cx_Oracle seems to be the leading module for Oracle access today. It works 
> well.
>
>    http://www.cxtools.net/default.aspx?nav=cxorlb
>
>
> You'll need the apropriate Oracle client installed for it to work, of 
> course. Oracle's "Instant Client" is probably the easiest way to get what 
> you need for that.
>
>
> Hope that helps,
>
> Bill

Thanks Bill for help.
I also learned about DCOracle2 at this page:
http://www.python.org/doc/topics/database/modules/

What do you think about DCOracle2? It seems to be based on Python Database 
API Specification.

Thanks again,
Ali






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