Re: Using Oracle DB in Excel

From: Arjan van Bentem <>
Date: Thu, 20 May 1999 00:06:14 +0200
Message-ID: <7hvckv$2o2$>

Peter Hiemenz wrote
> Is this working well?

[Quoted] On my WinNT: yes. However, my code refused to connect to one out of six 8.0.4 databases on another WinNT machine. No idea why; the Net8 aliases seemed OK for all six...

> I just removed using the ODBC driver supplied
> with the 8.0.3 client and replaced it with the current MS one.

A long time ago we did some network measurements, and the Oracle ODBC drivers were much faster and needed far less bandwith than the MS drivers, especially during the first stages of a setting up a connection. Could have changed by now, though.

Arjan. Received on Thu May 20 1999 - 00:06:14 CEST

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