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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • by swiftone (478) on 2001.10.15 14:26 (#1575)
    The mod_perl module of Oracle HTTP Server

    Does this mean that Oracle is shipping Apache? Can anyone testify that this means that mod_perl modules for an existing Apache installation could switch over painlessly?

    • Both Oracle 9iAs and 8iAS (as of 8.1.7, I think) use Apache as a webserver. They include mod_perl (1.3x) but the current version doesn't include the DBI or Oracle DBD drivers, at least for the NT version I'm running on my local computer. This lack seems strange until you read their documentation and see that they consider Perl a 'Presentation' technology, like XSLT, not a 'Business logic' technology (JSP, PLSQL Server Pages) or Enterprise Component technology (J2EE). Looks like the next version of 9iAS w
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    • Yes, I'm told Oracle are shipping Apache + mod_perl. Here's a quote from an email to dbi-users by Fernando Lozano: ``The news are even better, as Oracle droped most of it's own web technologies in favor op Free Software packages. Oracle9iAS is Apache + mod_perl + JServ + free libs, and they reengineered their PL/SQL stuff as a mod_plsql package for Apache.''