Working with databases

By Laurent Dami (‎dami‎) from
Date: Wednesday, 5 August 2009 11:55
Duration: 40 minutes
Target audience: Beginning Perl
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

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