About Installation with Oracle Data Base

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5 years 4 months ago #68512 by holch
I assume that very few open source projects will cater for a connection with Oracle. This has probably to do with philosophy on one side, but also with lack of experience in Oracle data bases.

I don't know any open source survey project (there are not many, especially active ones anyway) that support Oracale DB. Usually it is MySQL and if you are lucky Postgre or something like that.

I guess if your client makes Oracle the requirement, then there are only two options:
- dive into Limesurvey code and program it. While it doesn't seem to be a huge demand, it would probably be a nice thing for Limesurvey to be able to use Oracle.
- you will need to go for a commercial package. But even there, most of the packages are SAS.

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5 years 4 months ago #68576 by Mazi
I also didn't read many requests about connecting Limesurvey to Oracle.

If you really have to use Oracle than a lot of coding has to be done to add Oracle support at Limesurvey.
I don't know of any other Open Source survey tools that support Oracle. There aren't many alternatives and Limesurvey is the market leader.


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4 years 7 months ago #84759 by Mazi

vlad wrote: Ok, I'll try contacted with NSS to receive any help.

vlad, any news on this? Did you succeed to set up Limesurvey with Oracle?

Does it work properly?

Are all features supported?

How was the implementation done? By re-writing lots of the SQL queries?


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4 years 7 months ago #84780 by vlad01
Hi

I could lift LimeSurvey supports Oracle OCI8 thanks connector,

a task has been really brutal, because they have to rewrite almost all queries, but still needed to complete this enormous task.

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4 years 7 months ago #84803 by DenisChenu

Assistance on LimeSurvey forum and LimeSurvey core development are on my free time.
I'm not a LimeSurvey GmbH member, professional service on demand (or search sondages pro).

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