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Core PHP Programming, Third Edition by Leon Atkinson

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17.6. Oracle

Oracle is one of the most popular relational databases in the world. It is an industrial-strength engine preferred by large corporations using databases of exceeding complexity. Oracle database administrators are scarce and command high salaries. A full explanation of working with Oracle is far beyond the scope of this text. Fortunately, you will find many books about Oracle for sale as well as free documentation on the Oracle Web site. Try the following URL <http://otn.oracle.com/documentation/oracle9i.html>.

PHP supports two generations of Oracle libraries, Version 7 and Version 8. The functions that use Oracle 7 begin with ora_, such as ora_logon. The functions that work with Oracle 8 begin with oci, such as ocilogon. The Oracle ...

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