Connecting from RAD Studio
The CData FireDAC Components for Oracle OCI implement the standard FireDAC classes and integrate Oracle OCI into RAD Studio wizards. You can access the components from the RAD Studio Tool Palette and use the components alongside standard FireDAC classes like TFDQuery, TFDManager, and TFDConnection.
Connecting from Oracle OCI
See Establishing a Connection to connect with the Data Explorer and FireDAC Connection Editor wizards.
Oracle OCI Version SupportThe component can connect Oracle Database 11.2 or later. The component requires the Oracle OCI Library, which is shipped alongside it.
- See Creating VCL Applications to use the Form Designer to create a simple VCL application that queries Oracle OCI.
- See Writing Data Access Code to create TFDConnection objects. See Connection Definitions for other ways to create connections, with TFDManager for example.
- See Using the FireDAC Components for Oracle OCI-specific examples of executing prepared statements, discovering schemas, and writing other data access code.