News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Gennady Feldman's Blog:
My recent learnings with Oracle Instant Client and OCI8 API
May 14, 2010 @ 09:53:45

Gennady Feldman recently spent some time doing some upgrades on his Oracle servers and, in doing so had a chance to work with the latest release of their Instant Client and how it interacts with the OCI8 extension's API.

I was recently involved in upgrading our Application servers to the latest Oracle Instant Client 11.g (11.2.0.1) including installing the latest PHP OCI8 module (1.4.1). Currently Oracle provides binaries for Linux in RPM and ZIP(?) format. (Side note: It still puzzles me as to why Oracle uses ZIP files for Linux binaries as ZIP is common to Windows and is not always available or generally used on Linux.)

He had everything prepared for the move and thought things would go smoothly during the upgrade but was surprised by a few things - the RPMs that Oracle gives are broken, an issue on the pecl update for the oci8 extension and a problem that came up with dependencies and packages for the Instant Client.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
oracle upgrade instant client pecl oci8 api issue


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Zend Developer Zone: PHP Abstract Podcast Episode 27: Introducing PECL Picks

Chris Jones' Blog: PHP Brasil '08 - Trip Report

Christopher Jones' Blog: Oracle & PHP Users: don't miss the Zend Conference

Sameer Borate: Create a quick REST API using Slim framework

Oracle Technology Network: Building PHP Applications Using the ATK Framework


Community Events

Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


interview laravel5 security unittest api community series extension introduction library framework voicesoftheelephpant development php7 podcast version opinion laravel release language

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework