Christopher Jones

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Christopher Jones

Senior Principal Product Manager

Oracle

Biography

Christopher is a Senior Principal Product Manager working with the Oracle Database Data Access team primarily on APIs for scripting languages including Node.js, Python, PHP and the ODPI-C library for Oracle Database drivers. He has responsibilities for Oracle Call Interface (OCI) and related Oracle Database APIs; for Oracle Database clients such as Oracle Instant Client; and for general database adoption by developers, including championing Oracle Database XE. He remains a lead maintainer of PHP's OCI8 extension for Oracle Database. He co-released the popular book "The Underground PHP and Oracle Manual" and is the author of a number of technical articles. Christopher has presented at big and small conferences around the world including the O'Reilly Open Source Convention and Oracle OpenWorld.

Papers

Build High Performance Applications in Node.js for Oracle Database

Event: Connect 2021
Stream: APEX, Development/Middleware, Integrations, Security, Tools

This technical session covers performance, scalability and high availability features usable with the node-oracledb interface for Oracle Database. Message queueing and data-driven notifications will also be discussed. Node.js and TypeScript users will see how these and other high availability features such as Application Continuity can be used to build resilient applications.

Creating and Configuring Node.js Applications for Oracle Database

Event: Connect 2021
Stream: APEX, Development/Middleware, Integrations, Security, Tools

Node.js and TypeScript users will learn how to use Oracle's node-oracledb module to write efficient applications and services for Oracle Database. Learn about configuration and connection management. See how best to work with relational data and also with Oracle's latest document-style JSON features.