In Uster I did this for Ubuntu Server - but mainly for automated OGR
conversions - not really for QGIS server. But it should work for QGIS
Server as well.
In Kanton Zug I installed the Oracle client on CentOS, which is of
course rpm based and it worked fine.
Usually you have to set/extend certain environment variables, such as
Let me know, if you need assistance.
On 2016-08-17 10:32, Schmid Andreas wrote:
> While we're usually working with a PostGIS database, for a specific project
> we're thinking about connecting from QGIS to an Oracle Database this time.
> This should basically be possible. However, our QGIS runs on Ubuntu 14.04,
> and it seems that the Oracle client installation isn't quite straightforward
> on Ubuntu. The instructions on e.g.
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Oracle%20Instant%20Client suggest to
> convert RPM packages from Oracle with alien, which I don't feel comfortable
> about for a production system.
> In order to get a feel if working this way is wise, I'd like to know if there
> is anybody of you using QGIS with an Oracle client on Ubuntu in a production
> environment? Do you consider it reasonable? Or would it be crazy to implement
> such a setup? Does anybody know if there exist any original Ubuntu packages
> of the Oracle client?
> Thanks for your valuable input.
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