Returns true if the connection is active.
# File activerecord/lib/active_record/connection_adapters/oracle_adapter.rb, line 193 def active? # Pings the connection to check if it's still good. Note that an # #active? method is also available, but that simply returns the # last known state, which isn't good enough if the connection has # gone stale since the last use. @connection.ping rescue OCIException false end