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what is thin and oci driver

karai baskar

Joined: Nov 29, 2000
Posts: 17
hello friends
what is thin and oci driver.where i will get it.
how to use that in my program
will u pl guide me in this.
thanks for all
David Freels
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Joined: Feb 01, 2001
Posts: 102
The thin driver is a pure java type4 jdbc driver. The oci driver is a type2 jdbc driver.
Here is a basic JDBC tutorial:
Oracle has a pretty good site for JDBC.
More information can be found at Oracles technet site:
Here is an Oracle tutorial on using their JDBC drivers:

Hope this helps.
[This message has been edited by David Freels (edited March 09, 2001).]
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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