Returns Oracle's raw "SQLT" data type of the column.
If you want a field's type name, then use oci_field_type instead.
A valid OCI statement identifier.
Can be the field's index (1-based) or name.
Returns Oracle's raw data type as a number, or false on failure
In PHP versions before 5.0.0 you must use ocicolumntyperaw instead. This name still can be used, it was left as alias of oci_field_type_raw for downwards compatability. This, however, is deprecated and not recommended.