[Zope-DB] Storagemigration from ZODB to Oracle 9i - does it work?

Matthew T. Kromer matt at zope.com
Tue Oct 14 10:55:18 EDT 2003

Peter Langner wrote:

> Hi,
> does anyone get Oracle 9i as storage-replacement for ZODB working. 
> Connecting to 9iR2 with DCOracle2 under ZMI and importing the data 
> from ZODB to oracle works fine. But after restarting zope I will 
> receive the following error:
> (I've tried this with Zope 2.6.2 and Zope 2.7 b2 with 9iR2 and the 
> adapter DCOracle 2.1.3b under
> Suse 8.1)

The DCOracleStorage module won't work properly with Oracle 9.  In Oracle 
9, some LONG fields are being described by Oracle as being only 4000 
bytes in length, which is both incorrect and results in the error 
messages you're seeing.

Matt Kromer
Zope Corporation  http://www.zope.com/ 

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