Re: connect databases via http
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2008 17:37:19 +0100
"Donkey Hot" <spam_at_plc.is-a-geek.com> schreef in bericht
> "shakespeare" <whatsin_at_xs4all.nl> wrote in
>> "Ana C. Dent" <anacedent_at_hotmail.com> schreef in bericht
>>> prunoki <hegyvari_at_ardents.hu> wrote in news:f8c01d18-c872-4a00-9fa6-
>>>> Do you know of any means to connect two Oracle 10g databases via
>>>> http or https without using a middle tier (php, java, whatever...)?
>>>> One db here, one db there and the traffic have to go through company
>>>> firewalls. No proxys would be standing in the way, we get direct
>>>> connectivity via http. It would be very nice to be able to query the
>>>> other database somehow directly from pl-sql.
>>> Oracle RDBMS does not speak hhtp or https.
>>> So the short answer is, "NO!".
>> This is not completely true, the oracle listener can also accept http
>> requests, and listen to port 80. A database can be contacted through
>> http without having a http server.
>> If the above functionality can be built with that... I doubt it. One
>> could perform procedure/function calls over http...
> I doubt the Oracle listener can "Talk" http, while certainly can be
> configured to use http port (80) instead of the default.
> But anyway, if the corporation needs this, it certainly can open Oracle
> default port in it's firewalls. Which is dangerous.
> No matter what the port is, it's dangerous. I would not open my Oracle
> server to the internet, no matter how "unbreakable" is might be in Larry
> Ellison's head.
I guess your right, listening is not talking....
Shakespeare Received on Fri Feb 01 2008 - 10:37:19 CST