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Oracle SQL Developer by Ajith Narayanan

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Creating non-Oracle database connections

SQL Developer allows you to connect to and browse a non-Oracle database. Primarily available for the migration from these databases to Oracle, the connections also allow you to use the SQL Worksheet for SQL queries. More details regarding migrations and working with non-Oracle databases is described in the chapter on working with SQL Developer migrations. Here, we will focus on setting up the environment.

Setting up JDBC drivers

In order to work with the non-Oracle databases supported by SQL Developer, with the exception of Microsoft Access, you need to install additional drivers. Even though these are freely available, they do require additional license consent and as such are not shipped as a part of SQL ...

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