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Why is "jdbc:oracle:thin" called a thin driver?

Hi,
Why is "jdbc:oracle:thin" called a thin driver?

Thanks in advance.
Harish.
Jul 19 '05 #1
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Because it does not need the Oracle client to be installed whereas the thick
drivers do.
Jim

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Hi,
Why is "jdbc:oracle:thin" called a thin driver?

Thanks in advance.
Harish.

Jul 19 '05 #2

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