|Oracle8i JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference
Release 3 (8.1.7)
Part Number A83724-01
Oracle's extensions to the JDBC standard include Java packages and interfaces that let you access and manipulate Oracle datatypes and use Oracle performance extensions. Compared to standard JDBC, the extensions offer you greater flexibility in how you can manipulate the data. This chapter presents an overview of the packages and classes included in Oracle's extensions to standard JDBC. It also describes some of the key support features of the extensions.
This chapter includes these topics: