Re: Will a regular web host suffice for Oracle

From: Mark D Powell <>
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2009 06:18:09 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <>

On Mar 24, 3:13 am, Robert Klemme <> wrote:
> On 24.03.2009 03:31, tharpa wrote:
> > Will a regular web host suffice for an Oracle web app, or does one need a
> > special Oracle-enabled web host?
> What exactly do you mean by "web host"?  Do you mean a host system
> (hardware and operating system)?  Do you mean a web hosting company?
> And what does "suffice" mean?  Sufficient for installing Oracle on that
> machine?  Or sufficient for running an application that uses an Oracle
> database?
> When it comes to supported operating systems you can look at there you will find installation documentation.
> Cheers
>         robert

tharpa, if you have a web server such as apache or IIS then these can be used to host application web pages that access data in Oracle but depending on what type of connection to Oracle your code uses you may need to install an Oracle client on the server to support the connection.

The Web Application Server documentation should have a section that discusses the requirements for accessing databases.

If you are really talking about a development environment product then again reference the product documentation.

HTH -- Mark D Powell -- Received on Tue Mar 24 2009 - 08:18:09 CDT

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