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MySQL Gets Perl Stored Procedures 266

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the well-isn't-that-special dept.
ryarger writes "Woo Hoo! After a seeming eternity of wait, there is finally an implementation of stored procedures for MySQL. It uses Perl as the stored proc language, too!" Also note that this piece of work was done by OSDNs own Krow. Very cool work I must say.
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MySQL Gets Perl Stored Procedures

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  • Subselects? (Score:3, Funny)

    by hetfield (129762) on Friday August 24, 2001 @12:17PM (#2214071)
    My boss (Windows NT admin) and I were just discussing MySQL. We're running a number of small databases with Oracle on NT (with a University License), but we started talking about MySQL when I mentioned Slashdot was powered by it. Our web server and my workstation are Linux in NT land, and I try to plug Linux wherever I can. My boss is even learning Perl so he can code for our web server.

    He liked MySQL until he heard that it couldn't do two things: stored procedures and subselects. He said "I don't see how it could be useful without those things." All of the database apps he's ever written use those.

    It's great to see stored procedures being implemented. It would be even better if/when subselects are implemented. I could make a stronger case for moving some things over.

    Any chance of it happening?
  • by Anonymous Coward on Friday August 24, 2001 @12:26PM (#2214133)
    MySQL was found dead in a shabby skidrow hotel room today, it would have been 9. Authorities stated that the cause of death was choking on a foreign object. Apparently Perl stored procedures had been shoved down its throat, and in it's already feeble state, MySQL succumbed. You may not have ever used MySQL, but it was the anemic aircooled volkswagon engine powering such web sites such as slashdot, truly an American icon.
  • by Anonymous Coward on Friday August 24, 2001 @12:30PM (#2214152)
    I had MySQL "running" (shit man, it was slow!) on a 900Mhz Intel Pentium 4 Linux box. I just got a nice, shiny, brand new 386 (4MB of RAM!) running Windows 3.1. Man alive! SQL Server running on the 386 kicked the poop out of MySQL. Baby! Then, while I wasn't expecting it, MySQL grabbed my winkie! Damn!

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