data type for storing IP address?

  • From: "Vordos, Suzy" <Suzy.Vordos@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 12:06:48 -0600


PostgreSQL offers data types for storing IPv4, IPv6, and MAC network
addresses.  Does Oracle yet have a similar data type that understands IP
addresses (and/or IP address ranges such as "") so that
greater-than, less-than, between, and other comparisons can be made?


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