Oracle

URL

http://www.oracle.com/index.html

FAQ

http://www.orafaq.com/

Wiki

http://www.orawiki.com/

Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oracle_database

license

commercial/proprietary; free for development from Oracle Technology Network; Oracle XE is free for production and development (and an excellent option all-around)

platforms
Unix, Linux, win32, win64

Pros

Cons


DB API 2.0 Drivers

cx_Oracle

URL

http://cx-oracle.sourceforge.net/

licence

BSD like

platforms
Unix, win32
Python versions
2.5 - 3.2
Oracle versions
10i - 11g
Last release
5.1 (March 19, 2011)

DCOracle2

URL

http://www.zope.org/Members/matt/dco2

licence
ZPL
platforms
Unix, win32
Python versions
Last release
1.3beta (Feb 10, 2003)

DCOracle2 targets Oracle 8i and up.

There also is DCOracle (http://www.zope.org/Products/DCOracle/) for the older Oracle 7 and 8 versions, but this is unmaintained.

mxODBC

URL

http://www.egenix.com/products/python/mxODBC/

Licence
eGenix Commercial License
Platforms
Windows, Linux, MacOS X, FreeBSD, Solaris, AIX
Python versions
2.4 - 2.7

mxODBC is compatible with the Oracle ODBC drivers on Windows and Unix, such as the ones included in the Oracle Instant Client.

pyodbc

URL

http://code.google.com/p/pyodbc

License
MIT
Platforms
Windows, Linux, MacOS X, FreeBSD, Solaris, Any (source provided)
Python versions
2.4 - 2.6

Actively maintained Open Source project.

Precompiled binaries are available for Windows. RedHat Enterprise Linux, Centos, and Fedora have precompiled RPMs available in their Extras repositories.

OJDBC and JayDeBeApi

URL

http://pypi.python.org/pypi/JayDeBeApi

licence
LGPL
platforms
Any (requires Java)
Python versions
Tested on CPython 2.6.6 and Jython 2.5.2
Oracle versions
Any supported by Oracle's JDBC drivers (currently 8.1.7 to 11.2.0.2.0)
Last release
0.1 (2010-08-16)

No InstantClient required. Download an Oracle JDBC driver (the filename will be something like ojdbc6.jar) from the Oracle website, and set the classpath to include the driver. Note that if not running under Jython, JPype is required. Use code like the following:

   1 environ['JAVA_HOME'] = '/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre'
   2 jpype.startJVM(jpype.getDefaultJVMPath(), '-Djava.class.path=ojdbc6.jar')
   3 conn = jaydebeapi.connect('oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver', 'jdbc:oracle:thin:user/pass@server:1521:dbname')

mxODBC Connect

URL

http://www.egenix.com/products/python/mxODBCConnect/

License
eGenix Commercial License 1.3.0
Platforms
Client: all Python platforms; Server: Windows, Linux
Python versions
2.5 - 2.7

mxODBC Connect is a commercial client-server product that allows connecting Python to ODBC compatible databases running on remote servers without requiring an ODBC driver on the client side. The product uses mxODBC on the server side and provides a highly portable Python library for the client side. As such it supports all database backend that mxODBC supports, but allows connecting to these from many different Python-supported platforms.

mxODBC Connect supports asynchronous query execution via the popular gevent package, provides secure certificate based authentication, SSL encrypted database connections, comes with full support for stored procedures, multiple result sets, Unicode, a common interface on all platforms and implements many other useful features.

mxODBC Connect Server is compatible with the Oracle Instant Client ODBC drivers.


Supported Python Applications

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