FAQ 8.41 How do I use an SQL database?

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8.41: How do I use an SQL database?

    The DBI module provides an abstract interface to most database servers
    and types, including Oracle, DB2, Sybase, mysql, Postgresql, ODBC, and
    flat files. The DBI module accesses each database type through a
    database driver, or DBD. You can see a complete list of available
    drivers on CPAN: http://www.cpan.org/modules/by-module/DBD/ . You can
    read more about DBI on http://dbi.perl.org .

    Other modules provide more specific access: Win32::ODBC, Alzabo, iodbc,
    and others found on CPAN Search: http://search.cpan.org .


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