Before you can use SODA for Java you must configure your Java environment.
To use SODA for Java with Oracle Database:
You must have one of the following Oracle Database releases installed:
Oracle Database 12c Release 2 (12.2) or later (no patches required)
Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (184.108.40.206) with Merge Label Request (MLR) bundle patch 20885778 (patch 20885778 obsoletes patch 20080249)
Obtain this patch from My Oracle Support (My Oracle Support). Select tab Patches & Updates. Search for the patch number, 20885778, or access it directly at this URL:
You must have Java Runtime Environment 1.6 (JRE 1.6) or higher.
For information about the minimal versions of the driver and dependencies needed for SODA for Java, see SODA Drivers in Oracle Database Introduction to Simple Oracle Document Access (SODA).