If you are managing a python backend with an wanting an Oracle database to serve you data you will likely need to use the cx_Oracle module to create an Oracle DB connection. Heres a little Python snippet to create an Oracle DB connection.
Many of use small time use common Opensource DBs like mySQL and PostgreSQL but in large corporations many of the database estate is Oracle therefore it helps to have an idea on how to work with it.
import cx_Oracle import os inst = os.environ["ORACLE_SID"] try: dbconn = cx_Oracle.connect (mode=cx_Oracle.SYSDBA) print ("Connected to Oracle instance " + inst + " (" + dbconn.version +")") release = ((dbconn.version).split ('.'))[0:2] except cx_Oracle.DatabaseError as e: error, = e.args print("Error connecting to instance: " + inst + " : " + error.message") db = dbconn.cusrsor()```