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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I assume that you also have a timestamp in the audit table.

    If you find yourself a lot of date-dependent data analysis queries against the audit table, you might find that it works better to adopt a scheme whereby a value for an item has an "effectivity range". That is, explicity record both start and stop datetimes for the validity of a value. (Any item that's currently effective would have a NULL stop time.) This makes it a lot easier to answer "what was the value for item on January 10th" questions.