Development — OLE DB

This section describes issues associated with OLE DB development.

Features Not Supported (OLE DB)

Oracle Provider for OLE DB does not support the following features when connecting to Exadata Express:

  • IRowsetFastLoad interface

  • Any authentication besides username/password

  • Client Result Cache

  • Data types:

    • BFILE

    • VARCHAR2 with increased size limit to 32 KB

      VARCHAR2 of sizes up to 4 KB are supported.

  • Distributed transactions