This extension is deprecated. Instead, use the improved oci8 extension. Functions documented here do list recommended oci8 alternatives.
This extension adds support for Oracle database server access.
Note: This extension has been moved to the PECL repository and is no longer bundled with PHP as of PHP 5.1.0.
You have to compile PHP with the option
--with-oracle[=DIR], where DIR defaults
to your environment variable ORACLE_HOME.
This extension defines two resource types: an Oracle connection identifier and an Oracle cursor index.
The constants below are defined by this extension, and will only be available when the extension has either been compiled into PHP or dynamically loaded at runtime.