The Oracle C++ Call Interface (OCCI) is an application programming interface (API) that allows applications written in C++ to interact with one or more Oracle database servers. OCCI gives your programs the ability to perform the full range of database operations that are possible with an Oracle database server, including SQL statement processing and object manipulation.
The Oracle C++ Call Interface Programmer's Guide is intended for programmers, system analysts, project managers, and other Oracle users who perform, or are interested in learning about, the following tasks:
Design and develop database applications in the Oracle environment.
Convert existing database applications to run in the Oracle environment.
Manage the development of database applications.
To use this document, you need a basic understanding of object-oriented programming concepts, familiarity with the use of Structured Query Language (SQL), and a working knowledge of application development using C++.
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Many of the examples in this book use the sample schemas of the seed database, which is installed by default when you install Oracle. Refer to Oracle Database Sample Schemas for information on how these schemas were created and how you can use them yourself.
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