This is a discussion on Re: [News] Groovy way to access MySQL - Linux ; ____/ [H]omer on Thursday 25 October 2007 20:42 : \____ > Get your Groove on > > .---- > | A very traditional niche of scripting languages, (such as Perl, > | Python or Ruby), has been in the ad ...
____/ [H]omer on Thursday 25 October 2007 20:42 : \____
> Get your Groove on
> | A very traditional niche of scripting languages, (such as Perl,
> | Python or Ruby), has been in the ad hoc manipulation of databases –
> | from grabbing data, transforming it, performing bulk updates, right
> | on through to full-on data migration projects that move data from
> | one platform or RDBMS to another. Scripting languages are perfect
> | for these types of task because they are quick to write and test,
> | can be used interactively while the problem space is being
> | explored, and because extraneous features – such as graphical user
> | interface, detailed user documentation and so on – are not
> | required...
> Visual Baysick finger-painters need not apply.
Some months ago, a Web-based interface was boasted in The Register as well (not
phpMyAdmin). I can't recall if it achieve handling of some massive data, but
it was innovative, no doubt.
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