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Re^2: Data interpretation

by rupesh (Hermit)
on Nov 03, 2004 at 04:44 UTC ( #404815=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Data interpretation
in thread Data interpretation


An RDBMS would be simple and easier to manage I agree. The issue is that the data is in the form of .csv.
Rupesh.

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Re^3: Data interpretation
by FoxtrotUniform (Prior) on Nov 03, 2004 at 04:46 UTC

    You might find DBD::CSV handy, then.

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Re^3: Data interpretation
by jZed (Prior) on Nov 03, 2004 at 05:03 UTC
    So use, DBD::CSV which will allow you to use DBI and SQL on your files and treat them like an RDBMS.
Re^3: Data interpretation
by dragonchild (Archbishop) on Nov 03, 2004 at 05:17 UTC
    So what? Load it into a database. I'm going to assume that this is data that will not change, as you mention it's sales data. So, you're probably going to want this in a database anyways.

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Re^3: Data interpretation
by Anonymous Monk on Nov 03, 2004 at 10:51 UTC
    You mean, there's still a database out there that isn't able to import from the CSV file? Quick! Call the Smithsonian!

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