SQL Developer and database links through Oracle Gateways

When using a database link that goes through Oracle Gateways to another vendor database (like SQL Server) you might get an error in SQL Developer that says “Bigger type length than Maximum”. Apparently this is a bug in thin JDBC driver. Workaround is to use thick/OCI driver. Select it in preferences and use TNS to … Read moreSQL Developer and database links through Oracle Gateways