Over time, as we develop systems, cut code, administer data bases and perform myriad other
tasks, we tend to build up a 'kit bag' of useful tricks, code snippets and techniques.
This book makes a welcome contribution with its many printed examples and pointers.
Although, as the title suggests, this is aimed primarily at Oracle administrators, there is much here
for those with more than a passing interest in the rich text-processing language that is Perl.
With library modules available for Sysbase and MySQL for example, connections are a simple matter of
appropriate API calls.
Indeed, in the excellent appendices, there is a code example showing simultaneous… Read more