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by de-merphq (Beadle)
on Nov 08, 2006 at 22:59 UTC ( #582990=sourcecodesection: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
sql-o-matic
on Sep 16, 2008 at 02:31 UTC
by smiffy

This is about the fourth generation of this programme that I have been using over the last few years to generate SQL and Perl code based on a MySQL database schema. The idea behind this is much repetitive coding can be eliminated - the ouput of this programme can be tweaked/corrected and then cut and pasted into an application.

Batch database creation
on Aug 10, 2008 at 10:08 UTC
by Gangabass
Sometimes you need to create several databases and upload same SQL dump to each database. So this little script help you complete this task. You can run it like so: $batch_databases.pl --host="localhost" --user="root" --password="secretpass" --create_db="test_db" --create_user="test_db_user" --create_password="test_user_password" --dumpfile="test_dump2.sql"
"Getting Sql server identiy column value after insert
on Jul 15, 2008 at 20:13 UTC
by zhirsr
Getting the identity column value of your last insert statement is tricky with DBI. the "SELECT SCOPE_IDENTITY()" statement MUST be in the same sql statement as the execute. Below is sample code from a mantis conversion program which inserts a row into the database and gets the identity column value back. Look at $insertSQL for details
tblSync
on Sep 06, 2007 at 18:25 UTC
by tcf03
syncs database tables. My main use is to sync Informix tables and MS SQL Server tables.
ini file looks like this:
[configs] ; can we perform deletes in this table? deletes = 0 ; 0 for no / 1 for yes [columns] ;Remote(MSSQL) Local(INFORMIX) IDCode =id_code FirstName =first_name MiddleInitial = mid_init Lastname = last_name Address = address Address2 = address2 Address3 = address3 City = city State = state ZipCode = zip Country = country BirthDate = birth_date [keys] rkey = IDCode lkey = id_code [tables] rtable = Employee_ID ltable = empview [defaults]
Class::DBI keys as accessors
on Jul 25, 2007 at 15:14 UTC
by duncs
When using Class::DBI with a table such as:
Table: preferences +----+------------------+----------------------------+ | id | name | value | +----+------------------+----------------------------+ | 0 | filename | /path/to/file.txt | | 1 | item_enabled | 1 | | 2 | task_name | something | +----+------------------+----------------------------+
you want to use:
print DB::Prefs->filename,$/; DB::Prefs->filename("/new/path/to/file");
instead of:
my $row=DB::Prefs->search({ name => "filename" })->first; print $row->value,$/; $row->value("/new/path/to/file");
Simple interface to DBI
on May 11, 2007 at 14:47 UTC
by Qiang
I wrote this to avoid writing the same kind of DBI calls in my program. I haven't used this module that much yet. but i would like to hear what your thought to it.
PL/Perl - Oracle "decode( )" for Postgresql
on Jan 31, 2007 at 01:43 UTC
by Madams
This node is just to point to my SOPW entry which should belong here actually.
How to reconnect a dead DBD::Sybase Connection
on Nov 08, 2006 at 20:11 UTC
by jfroebe

It is important to know that this is just one method of reconnecting a dead connection.  Note that we are handling the errors manually for the individual query.  It wouldn't take much to create a db_exec subroutine so we just call the db_exec() subroutine and just worry about the reconnect in one place.

Notice that because of DBD::Sybase bug # 616, the error 151 will be printed to STDERR.

./test_sybase OpenClient message: LAYER = (1) ORIGIN = (1) SEVERITY = (1) NUMBER = ( +151) Message String: ct_cancel(): user api layer: external error: A connect +ion to the server must exist on the connection structure before this +routine can be called. ERROR: Connection to DBMS died syb_db_disconnect(): ct_close() failed MSG: Reconnected
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