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Re^2: Parsing/manipulating CSV files

by Anonymous Monk
on Oct 21, 2011 at 11:00 UTC ( #932869=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Parsing/manipulating CSV files
in thread Parsing/manipulating CSV files

In this particular instance, I'm looking to get rid of any reliance on MsAccess. It's purely accidental that I use Access now; it just happened that I could write the app within Access as a module as it was available at work so I could use their time to write it (and leave more time for beer at home).

Database connectivity isn't a requirement for this, I want it to stand alone though I can see that it could be useful for future projects.

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Re^3: Parsing/manipulating CSV files
by Tux (Abbot) on Oct 21, 2011 at 13:17 UTC

    If your data collection is large (for any value of large), DBD::CSV might grow (very) slow. For relatively small dtasets, DBD::CSV gives you instant relief: combining CSV files and selecting from one based on contents of others gets dead easy. When the dataset grows, and you still do not need a full relational dtabase like PostgreSQL or MariaDB, DBD::SQLite might be the interface of choice.

    Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn

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