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If you're using CGI and DBI together because the boss requires it, I recommend
"What Color is Your Parachute?" (2000 edition)
Or convince your boss that you should be using mod_perl (which can cache the connections through Apache::DBI) instead of CGI.

The startup time to reconnect to a DBI database on each CGI hit is fairly expensive for all but toy sites.

-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker

p.s. yeah, it's a joke post, but the message here is serious. {grin}

In reply to Re: Perl Books to buy by merlyn
in thread Perl Books to buy by Unicef2k

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