"Perl for Oracle DBAS".

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Oracle DBAs need enormous intelligence, infinite patience, considerable courage,"say Andy Duncan and Jared Still, authors of `Perl for Oracle DBAs'. `We think they also need Perl.' According to the authors, Perl is the world's number one solution for transforming and gluing data together, and Oracle is the world's number one solution for storing that data. As oracle DBAs themselves, Duncan and Still understand the frustrations inherent in Oracle database administration. They have found Perl to be an enormous help in performing administrative tasks, from the routine, like adding new users to the database, to the more complex, like monitoring database connectivity in real time and tracking down database performance problems by comparing...

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