Why Python has no equivalent of JDBC of Java?

Andrew Z formisc at gmail.com
Mon May 20 18:23:55 EDT 2019


What does 249 specification mention about drivers?

On Mon, May 20, 2019, 17:39 Marco Sulla via Python-list <
python-list at python.org> wrote:

> On Mon, 20 May 2019 at 17:32, Thomas Jollans <tjol at tjol.eu> wrote:
>
> > Python has a the "Python Database API" (DB API 2.0)
> > https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0249/
> >
>
> So why Oracle need instantclient for using cx_Oracle? They say they use
> DB-API:
>
> > *cx_Oracle* is a Python extension module that enables access to Oracle
> > Database. It conforms to the Python database API 2.0 specification
> <http://www.python.org/topics/database/DatabaseAPI-2.0.html> with
> > a considerable number of additions and a couple of exclusions.
>
> https://oracle.github.io/python-cx_Oracle/
>
>
> On Sun, 19 May 2019 at 23:47, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I've no idea what the hassles are with Oracle, as it's a database
> > engine that I don't use. But with PostgreSQL, which I *do* use, I can
> > assure you that it's much easier
> >
>
> I use Postgres if I can choose, but companies uses Oracle unluckily. Oracle
> and MSSQL. And I must say that surprisingly, being a Microsoft product, I
> find MSSQL more simple to install than Oracle, like Postregres, and has an
> easier SQL syntax.  Like Postgres.
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