Using Oracle on OS X? Instant Client 12.1 is here

| May 29, 2016
Oracle Instant Client 12.1 for OS X was just released and is now available for free download from OTN for 32-bit and 64-bit applications. Instant Client provides libraries and tools for connecting to Oracle Database. Among other uses, languages such as C, Python, PHP, Ruby, Perl and Node.js can use Instant Client for... [Read More]

Node-oracledb 1.9.1 with Promises and Node 6 Support is on NPM

| May 18, 2016
Top features: Promise support. Node 6 support. The new node-oracledb 1.9.1 release adds Promise support, it now supports the new Node 6 (as well as previous releases), and it has some welcome stability fixes. Other nice goodies are mentioned below. Thanks to everyone who gave feedback on our 1.9.0 development... [Read More]

Getting a C++11 compiler for Node 4, 5 and 6 on Oracle Linux 6

| May 1, 2016
A newer compiler is needed on Oracle Linux 6 when you want to use add-ons like node-oracledb with Node 4 or later. This is because add-ons for those versions need to be built with a C++11 compatibile compiler. The default compiler on OL 6 doesn't have this support. OL 7 does have such a compiler, so these... [Read More]