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Throttled File Loading with Node.js & Oracle Database

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A little background

There have been some interesting discussions lately related to the Oracle Database Node.js Driver and support for streaming and LOBs:

As of the time of this writing Chris Jones, the Product Manager of the driver, is still looking for feedback on these topics so please add yours if you have any! As for me, I hadn’t tried to do much with LOBs and Node.js so I didn’t really know what types of features I would like to see in the driver. I needed a project that would force me to get my hands dirty… Read More

Real-time Data with Node.js, Socket.IO, and Oracle Database

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Real-time data is an increasingly popular topic these days. The basic idea is simple: when data in the database changes, any clients viewing the data should see the changes immediately, or in real-time. Gmail and Twitter are great examples of applications that make use of real-time data. Users of these applications don’t need to refresh the page to see new email or tweets, instead new data is pushed to the clients when it becomes available.
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Fun with Node.js and APEX

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A couple of weeks ago I release a video that showed people how to get up and running with Node.js and Oracle on the App Dev VM. This post builds on the work done there and demonstrates some of the power and flexibility of Node.js and the Oracle Database Node.js Driver.

Last week I started thinking about a new project for the Oracle Database Node.js Driver. I have a lot of experience with Oracle Application Express (APEX) and I wondered if it would be possible to use the driver as the basis for a new APEX listener powered by Node.js.
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Up and Running with Node.js & Oracle

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Looking for something to do this weekend? Why not get Up and Running with Node.js & Oracle?!? This tutorial will walk you through the basics of installing the Oracle App Development VM, installing Node.js in the VM, and then installing the Oracle Database Node.js Driver. In less than 20 minutes (excluding download times) you can be running the examples and making your own!