Re: Perl script into database method?
> I'm trying to develop an online ordering system that will allow a
> customer to select from the 110,000 parts offered by our primary vendor.
> In doing so, my initial attempts (using a flat file) take twenty seconds
> for a perl script to search through on an unloaded machine, tearing up CPU
> as it goes. Obviously, the next step is to migrate to an indexed database
> for speed and efficiency (or maybe it isn't - I'm open to suggestions).
> I'm most comfortable scripting in Perl (which isn't to say that
> I'm super comfortable, but...), so I'd like to be able to plug into the
> database directly from Perl.
Look at DBI. Packages libdbi* and libdbd*.
> Peter J. Templin, Jr., CCNA
> Systems and Networks Administrator
Horacio J. Peña