Linux Journal: Programming for Oracle on Linux, Part 2

“Previously, I wrote about interacting with an Oracle database
using Perl and the DBI Perl module using the DBD::Oracle DBI
driver. For some applications, Perl may not offer the speed to
provide the necessary performance, especially for high throughput
database applications. If your application becomes a performance
bottleneck, you may need to turn to a compiled language such as C.
In this article, I explain how to write the necessary code to
implement our application from Part 1 in C.

“In the first part of this series, I explained how to install
the necessary Perl modules to get us up and running. As a part of
that process, the Oracle client software should have been installed
as well. If this is not the case, see the links in Resources for
more information on installing the Oracle client software…”


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Journal: Programming for Oracle on Linux, Part I
(Aug 24,

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