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July 08

21:00 UTC   Start Times Around the World


What's new in node-oracledb 5.0 for Oracle Database
This month some highlights of the new features of node-oracledb 5.0 were demonstrated.

1:00 Top features in node-oracledb 5.0
3:32 Connection pool sizing best practices refresher
6:29 Connection pool queuing
9:15 Query row fetch tuning and prefetching: prefetchRows and fetchArraySize
14:00 Demo: Using initOracleClient() and other ways to specify the Oracle Client libraries (particularly on macOS)
19:35 Demo: Nested query
20:42 Demo: Query row fetch tuning and round-trip

For the node-oracledb 5.0 release announcement, see tup-and-prefetch-tuning

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Christopher Jones
Christopher Jones, Senior Principal Product Manager    
Chris serves as Product Manager for OCI, Instant Client and scripting language drivers for Oracle Database. These include Python cx_Oracle, PHP OCI8, PHP PDO_OCI, and Node.js node-oracledb.
Blaine Carter
Blaine Carter, Developer Advocate for Open Source    
Blaine started programming in 1995. For most of his career, he used Oracle software to build applications, including Oracle Forms and Oracle Reports, Java, and a whole lot of SQL and PL/SQL. Now he applies his exploratory eye and tinkering inclinations to the intersection of open source software and Oracle Database.
Anthony Tuininga
Anthony Tuininga, Consulting Member of Technical Staff    
Anthony Tuininga is a software developer in the Data Access group at Oracle. He has over 25 years of experience with Oracle Database, is the creator and maintainer of cx_Oracle, the Python module enabling access to Oracle Database, and is now heavily involved with enhancing the node-oracledb module.