Re: WWW-Oracle

N F Drakos (
Tue, 23 Nov 93 18:10:54 GMT

>Paul Everitt writes:
>> Hi sportsfans.
>> Is anyone doing WWW-Sybase?
>Well, as long as we are diversifying, is anyone doing
>Steve Waterbury

A possible starting point for WWW database integration might be
a single gateway for dbperl (a standard database interface for
Perl). Although dbperl is still under development there are several
SQL interfaces defined according to this "standard".

More information on dbperl is available at

Here is an extract from
by Tim Bunce <>:

* Existing SQL Database Interfaces for Perl
oraperl ORACLE 6 & 7 By Kevin Stock
sybperl SYBASE 4 By Michael Peppler,,
sqlperl INGRES By Ted Lemon,
isqlperl INFORMIX By William Hails,
interperl INTERBASE By Buzz Moschetti,
uniperl UNIFY 5.0 By Rick Wargo,
pgperl POSTGRES By Igor Metz,

* Non-SQL Databases and Database Interfaces for Perl and/or /bin/sh
rdb RDB is a perl RDBMS. By Walt Hobbs,
shql SHQL is an interactive SQL database engine. Written as a shell
script, SHQL interprets SQL commands and manipulates flat files
based on those commands. By Bruce Momjian, root@candle.uucp



Nikos Drakos
Computer Based Learning Unit
University of Leeds