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Node-oracledb 1.12 released: LOB as Strings and Buffer; Connection pool pinging

Christopher Jones-Oracle
Christopher Jones-Oracle Member Posts: 1,636 Employee

Announcing the release of node-oracledb 1.12.2

The node-oracledb driver connects Node.js to Oracle Database for fast and functional applications.

This release allows LOBs to be handled as Node.js Strings and Buffers, adding performance and ease of use.  Larger LOBs can still be streamed to limit Node.js memory use.  https://github.com/oracle/node-oracledb/blob/master/doc/api.md#lobhandling

Also added was a connection pool ping feature, improving the availability of applications.  This allows idle, broken connections to be silently re-established ready for the next user.  https://github.com/oracle/node-oracledb/blob/master/doc/api.md#connpoolpinging

Various other enhancements and bug fixes also landed.

For details see the Release Notes at: https://blogs.oracle.com/opal/entry/node_oracledb_1_12_working

Change Log: https://github.com/oracle/node-oracledb/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md

Download Links: https://www.npmjs.com/package/oracledb and https://github.com/oracle/node-oracledb

User Guide: https://github.com/oracle/node-oracledb/blob/master/doc/api.md

Installation instructions: https://github.com/oracle/node-oracledb/blob/master/INSTALL.md

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