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how to connect oracle database through c++ programming.........want some sample code........
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Oracle has available a developers toolkit if you want to make a "native" interface from C++ to Oracle.  

But most developers choose to use the Oracle ODBC driver.

Check with your Oracle sales rep. for the developer product.

You probably got the ODBC driver with your Oracle software.
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Depending on what you're trying to do, there are simpler options than OCI.  The Pro C/C++ precompiler is an option that lets you embed SQL in your code, then run it through a program Oracle provides that creates all the OCI code necessary to retrieve that data from the database.

There are also a few OCI wrappers that greatly simplify the task of accessing the database for your typical data retrievals.  Three of them are found at the bottom of this page: http://www.orafaq.com/faqoci.htm.

I recently switched from using straight OCI to the Oracle Template Library (OTL) package mentioned.  I've found it to greatly simplify your typical database accesses.  The page includes docs and over a hundred examples.  

Depending on exactly what you're trying to do, give one of these libraries a try.
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