Re: Perl script into database method?
A way to go would be using mysql and php3.
Ofcourse you could use mysql and DBI if you are really comfortable with
perl. This give you the traditional CGI environment. On there other hand
you could use php3. Php3 is a server side scripting language which has
advance database support. Php is really easy to use if you have a working
knowlege of perl and C.
Take a look at the following sites. http://www.mysql.com
> 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. Assuming a Debian 2.0 system (I haven't
> finished my testing and preparation for an upgrade to Debian 2.1), what
> choices do I have, if any?
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