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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • You might as well get Hummer, because you just might find yourself needing to mount anti-tank missles for your morning commute. If that happens, you're regret having bought that fun little Cooper Mini.

    Seriously: I've build many database-backed applications over the past 15 years, and have used only a few of the features on your list. Easily half of those applications needed nothing more than MySQL provides in 4.0 (e.g., ACID transactions). A big problem with stored procedures is that people reach for them prematurely, locking you in to a particular vendor.