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Oracle SQL Developer by Ajith Narayanan

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Chapter 8. Database Connections and JDBC Drivers

SQL Developer provides a variety of options when making database connections by supporting connections to both Oracle and non-Oracle databases. For all of these connections, you'll need the required JDBC drivers. Within the Oracle connections, there are a variety of connection types (such as TNS or LDAP connections) and authentication methods (such as OS or Kerberos authentication).

In this chapter, we'll review the basic connection type used in the examples earlier in the book. We'll see how to add these additional Oracle connection types and review the connections for the supported authentication methods. We'll also look at how to add the required drivers and set up the connections for non-Oracle ...

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