FIX: Oracle SQL Developer timeout when connected to Azure

When using Oracle SQL Developer to connect to an Oracle database housed on a VM in Microsoft Azure, Developer will “timeout” after approx. 2 – 3 minutes due to Azure closing unused connections. Using this configuration, Oracle SQL Developer will hold the connection open indefinitely. Download and unzip the Oracle InstantClient: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/features/instant-client/index-097480.html Put the unzipped … Read moreFIX: Oracle SQL Developer timeout when connected to Azure