About the Oracle Instant Client SDK

Learn about the software development kit (SDK) development tools for Oracle Instant Client.

The software development kit (SDK) is a set of development tools that you can use to create applications for Oracle Database. The SDK is available for download as a zip file. For example, instantclient-sdk-windows.x64-

The SDK contains the following:

  • Both C and C++ header files and a make.bat for developing OCI and OCCI applications while in an Oracle Instant Client environment. Developed applications can be deployed in any client environment.
  • Both C and C++ demonstration programs.
  • The Object Type Translator (OTT) utility and its classes to generate application header files.
  • On Microsoft Windows, the SDK includes the libraries required to link the OCI or OCCI applications. The make.bat file is also included to build demos.