Description: To connect to Oracle from PHP scripts you'll need to use the oci8 extension (php_oci8.dll). If you installed PHP through your distribution's package management system this extension will most likely be available to you. To enable it, uncomment the following line in php.ini:
extension = php_oci8.dll
If you compiled PHP from source, you will have to reconfigure with the following option:
OCI (Oracle Call Interface) is the name of the driver we use to interact with Oracle. More information on the various options for php_oci8 is available on PHP's website.
The simple script shown to the right will make use of the driver.
Language: PHP, ORACLE Highlight Mode: PHP Last Modified: March 06th, 2009
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