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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • PostgreSQL is a good choice. Whilst it's not Oracle, it's certianly a very featureful open source database. It does support views and subqueries.

    Anyway, whilst there is no official release of PostgreSQL which runs on win32 yet, there is more information about what's happening here [postgresql.org].

    -Dom

  • look around for a zip archive of postgres-beta4.zip (ftp://209.61.187.152/postgres/postgres_beta4.zip seems to be dead, but some other mirrors may exist ?). It's from an earlier version of Postgres than the current stable branch, but it's useful if you don't want Cygwin installed to try things out.

    As for Oracle SQL, it rules :) I am a bit biased, since I've worked for around 6-7 years with some version of Oracle though. Even Postgres doesn't support all the tricks that you can get upto (gotta love hierarch