Working With Oracle on Windows: Part 1 (Page 1 of 3 )
I'll take it that you have visited www.oracle.com , read the hype and decided to register and download Oracle on your win32 platform. What you really wish to do however is be able to use Oracle as the data source for your website. This article will explain the sequential process of developing and maintaining your Oracle driven website. We will use PHP and Apache. Database security will also arise and a quick discussion of alternatives to each of the tools.
Oracle is a businesses name that has been on the lips of database administrators from before I was born. The company was founded in 1977, by Lawrence (Larry) Ellison. Behind Microsoft they are truly one of the largest software companies in the world having both front-end and back-end products. Many of the world's largest companies store their data on an Oracle database, which demonstrates, in itself, the reliability and efficiency of their products.