Oracle Instaclient finally on OS X

Posted on Fri, 01 Feb 2013 in Technology • Tagged with Oracle, Instaclient, OS X, Perl, OCI


If you use OS X to develop anything that connects to Oracle, then today is a good day!

The Oracle 64 bit Instaclient is finally available in a non crashing version on OS X!

It only took 2 major OS X releases, and one major Oracle release1 for Oracle …

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Is numeric?

Posted on Mon, 17 Dec 2007 in Technology • Tagged with Oracle

obstacle10.jpg I have a varchar in a table on an Oracle 8i database, and I wanted to select only those tuples that contain numbers. Had I used PostgreSQL I could just have used a regex, which is nice and Perl like. But this is Oracle and so the "Enterprise solution" to …

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