Chapter 23: SQL Databases with DBI

A chapter in the Linux Programming Bible; see the Table of Contents for more.


SQL databases are being increasingly common, and this chapter will show you how to interact with them from Perl. You'll learn about the DBI API that is frequently used for this access, how it fits into the big picture of data storage, how to use SQL with it, using DBI with CGI, and ways of using databases in your applications.

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