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The New Python cx_Oracle 8.0 Interface for Oracle Database Brings Easier Configuration

Christopher Jones-Oracle
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Python cx_Oracle 8.0, the extremely popular Oracle Database interface for Python, is now Production on PyPI.  This release adds an API for specifying the location of the Oracle Client libraries and optional configuration files.  The default character set is now UTF-8.  A new prefetchrows attribute allows further tuning of query fetch performance.  And there’s more!  Note this release supports Python 3 only. See the release blog post

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