37 OCI SODA Functions

This chapter describes the OCI SODA functions.

This chapter contains these topics:

Introduction to OCI SODA Functions

The Simple Oracle Document Access (SODA) for C API is part of Oracle Call Interface (OCI).

SODA for C allows OCI programmers to store and query Javascript Object Notation (JSON) data and access JSON functionality in the database with abstractions: databases, collections, and documents. A database contains collections and collections contain documents. The API provides create, read, update, and delete (CRUD) operations on the document collections.

Conventions for OCI Functions

See Conventions for OCI Functions for the conventions used in describing each function. The entries for each function may also contain the following information: Returns.