LoopBack 3 – Simple API with Oracle Example

Expose your Oracle Database as a REST service with LoopBack 3 (Node.js Open API Framework)

This post is continuation of previous post. So if you want to start from beginning, read that one as well.

Follow this link to create a Oracle container 🙂

You can find LoopBack 3 project in the following repository. After clonning switch to oracle branch 🙂 or run the following command.

git checkout oracle


Oracle Docker Container Exercise

You can up and run Oracle Docker container in your local machine and later connect from sqlplus CLI to query your database.

Follow the following Oracle GitHub link for more details


After cloning Oracle docker-images repository from GitHub, run the following command in your terminal to build a Oracle Docker XE image.

docker build --force-rm=true --no-cache=true --shm-size=1G --build-arg DB_EDITION=xe -t oracle/database:18.4.0-xe -f Dockerfile.xe .

When build is done, run the following command to start a Oracle XE Database container.

docker run -d --name oracleXe --network=oracle_xe_network -p 1521:1521 -p 5500:5500 -e ORACLE_PWD="Pass_123456" oracle/database:18.4.0-xe