[sf-perl] Quick question on regular expression and substitution

David Fetter david at fetter.org
Wed Jun 28 16:27:58 PDT 2006

On Wed, Jun 28, 2006 at 03:14:21PM -0700, Loo, Peter # PHX wrote:
> Hi David,
> We have the need to transfer data between several different types of
> databases.  (Oracle, Netezza, SQL Server, Sybase, MySQL, etc...)
> What I have done is that I created sub-routines to accommodate
> inserts dynamically.

It'll be cheaper, more foolproof, easier to maintain, etc. simply to
write the various bits of SQL for each back-end database.  You may be
interested in the following by Josh Berkus:


and a sketch of how to accomplish what Josh calls "Multiple Database
Support" by yours truly, here:


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