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From Perrin Harkins <phark...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Alternatives to Apache::DBI?
Date Fri, 02 Oct 2009 17:22:35 GMT
Apache::DBI is fine.  You can also use DBI->connect_cached, as long as
you are careful to avoid making any database connections during server
startup and install your own cleanup handler to issue a rollback on
all open database handles at the end of every web request.

The Apache::DBI code is very short and simple, so if you're wondering
what it does, just read it.

- Perrin

On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 12:30 PM, Kurt Hansen <khansen@charityweb.net> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I'm wondering what techniques folks are using to get persistent database
> connections other than Apache::DBI.
>
> Apache::DBI has worked great, but I've treated it as a black box and so
> don't fully understand what it is doing in the box. That was fine, but the
> fact that the current version (1.07) on CPAN is broken and has been for a
> year suggests to me that people are using other methods. These methods might
> be better than what I've been doing.
>
> I've read about connect caching and pooling, but I'm not sure if this is
> what I want to do instead or where best to read up about it.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Kurt Hansen
>

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