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What is true database connection pooling and can it be done with Perl?

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Contributed by BMaximus on Jul 20, 2003 at 01:45 UTC
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Answer: What is true database connection pooling and can it be done with Perl?
contributed by jeffa

There are a few nodes here about connection pooling. Just search for database connection pool.

According to Webopedia, a connection pool is:

A cache of database connections maintained in the database's memory so that the connections can be reused when the database receives future requests for data.
full definition.

Can it be done in Perl? Of course!

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