Using the Oracle Provider: A Closer Look

This section contains detailed information about using the OLE DB Provider for Oracle. It is divided into four parts, as follows:

Setting up the Environment describes software considerations and configurations needed to prepare the environment for processing.

Invoking the Oracle Provider describes the methods for invoking the Oracle provider and the basic OLE DB objects: data source, session, command, and rowset.

Using the Oracle Provider With Other Providers and Services discusses ways to enable other OLE DB services in order to expand the native capability of the provider.

Programming Considerations for the OLE DB Provider for Oracle describes strategies for dealing with specific issues that might arise when accessing Oracle databases through this provider.