Working with databases

Working with databases

By Laurent Dami (‎dami‎) from Geneva.pm
Date: Wednesday, 5 August 2009 11:55
Duration: 40 minutes
Target audience: Beginning Perl
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Tags: database dbi orm


An overview of the main questions/design issues when starting to work with databases in Perl

- choosing a database
- matching DB datatypes to Perl datatypes
- DBI architecture (handles, drivers, etc.)
- steps of DBI interaction : prepare/execute/fetch
- ORM principles and difficulties, ORMs on CPAN
- a few examples with DBIx::DataModel
- performance issues


Attended by: Laurent Dami (‎dami‎), David H. Adler (‎dha‎), Luis Motta Campos (‎LMC‎), Farley Balasuriya (‎Questorian‎), Rosellyne Thompson (‎rozallin‎), Jose Neta (‎jpn‎), Darius Jokilehto, Henrique Alves (‎Halves‎), Jordi Delgado (‎jdelgado‎), Rafael Antonio (‎RA‎), Marco Ramos (‎mramos‎), Oliver Thieke (‎o-thieke‎), Frederico Recsky (‎Frederico‎), Frederico Martins, Markus Wichmann (‎telemorphix‎), Nuno Jordão, Marcos Ramos (‎x‎), Beatriz Nombela Escobar, Jose Plana, Tiago Grego, Stelios Gikas (‎sgikas‎), Diogo Antunes,