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PostgreSQL Gems: Running Perl and Ruby Inside the Database

David Fetter, Consultant, VP Product Development, Geek Cruises

Track: Databases
Date: Thursday, July 26
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Location: F151

You're not familiar with how to use SQL or PL/pgSQL to write functions and triggers in PostgreSQL? So use a language that you already know!

We'll look at how to build and install Perl and Ruby right in the database, and view a few examples of usage, including:

  • Validating email addresses
  • Serializing and deserializing XML
  • Logging/Archiving