Thu Dec 18 14:12:53 CET 2008
atul goyal wrote:
> hi ppl
> ive been learning erlang for some time now. I was wondering how to
> access oracle from erlang using the OCI library. I found that it
> requires drivers. So i made port drivers in 'c'. With my driver i was
> able to get some definite speed of transactions. Is it really possible
> to increase the speed of transactions if multiple instances of this port
> driver are used. As far as i understand open_port will instantiate the
> driver. and shud i use multi threading inside the C driver itself?
> thanks a lottttttt
you can call open_port several times and get several 'driver instances'.
open_port returns the pid of the driver and you only have to send
messages to that pid to use port.
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