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Can You Combine OCI 7 and OCI 8 API Calls? (Doc ID 120184.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database - Personal Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.Goal

The OCI API was over-hauled from version Oracle 7 to Oracle 8.  You may find yourself now in a position of needing to mix calls from both APIs.  For example, you may have existing applications that use the olog() call to logon but need to call newer code written with the OCI 8 API.  Is this supported?


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