[From Oracle Corp.
CUPERTINO, Calif. and REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. 29-AUG-2005 Oracle and Zend Technologies, Inc., the PHP company, today announced the availability of the beta version of Zend Core for Oracle. This version is available as a free download from the Oracle Technology Network (OTN) and the Zend Web site.
The production version of Zend Core for Oracle, available later this year, will deliver a fully tested and supported environment that provides tight integration between Oracle(r) Database and Zend's supported PHP environment. It enables developers to get up and running in minutes with PHP, the popular open source Web development language, using an Oracle infrastructure. Zend Core for Oracle also delivers an updated PHP "OCI8" driver, providing enhanced reliability, stability and performance for Oracle Database-driven Web applications.
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