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Perl/Database Engines (2)



It is PERL (v.5.6.0) package to manage text database with built SQL interface. The database is a folder on server and table is text file with extension 'tp'. Tables has special structure to keep metadata and data. The first line is a header with version, table name and number of columns. The second and third header line store column's names and data type.


Perl DBD is a driver which we can use in order to connect through DBI to a specific database (such as MySQL, Oracle, MS Access, etc). DBI is a database-independent interface for the Perl programming language.


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