What is OCI?
OCI stands for Oracle Call Interface - a part of Oracle Client software developed by Oracle Corporation. Oracle Client provides network connectivity to the Oracle databases. In MS Windows world, OCI is represented by a set of Dynamic Link Library .DLL files. OCI provides well-documented and stable programming interface for Independent Software Vendors (ISV). Oracle Instant Client can be redistributed along with the software developed by ISV.
Lab128 uses two OCI DLL files. Starting with Lab128 version 1.6.6, these two files are included into the distribution package.