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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • In my experience, there is nothing I could do in PL/SQL that I couldn't code faster and easier using Perl. PL/SQL is a helluva lot clunkier. Any potential speed advantage to using PL/SQL is lost when considering the load on our Oracle servers.

    Of course, you may not have the luxury of being permitted to change them to Perl code. Perhaps they are stored procedures?

    • Perhaps they are stored procedures?

      Yep, that's exactly what I'm working with. This should be quite interesting - at the very least it will be something else to add to the ol' resume/CV I suppose.