Articles in perl

A tour of the Redis stars

On the Redis site is a page that lists Redis clients for various languages. It's very extensive, covering clients that work with languages as diverse as emacs lisp, GNU Prolog, Haskell and C#. Throughout the list, some clients have a star next to the…

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Connecting and loading data to PostgreSQL with Perl

Let's walk through a handy little Perl script that connects and loads a CSV data file to PostgreSQL. We'll also see how to run a simple query on the data after it's loaded. We assume you have some familiarity with PostgreSQL and a bit more with Perl,…

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Elasticsearch.pm - Part 4: Querying and Search Options

In this final article of our Elasticsearch.pm series, we'll finish up by looking at querying and some of the search options. Our previous articles in this series have led us through installing the Search::Elasticsearch perl module, connecting and che…

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Elasticsearch.pm - Part 3: Index Options

In this third article of our Elasticsearch.pm series, we're going to get into index options for our Elasticsearch instance. If you're just joining us, you may want to take a look back at the first article in the series where we reviewed how to connec…

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Elasticsearch.pm - Part 2: Basic Document and Index Methods

This article looks at how you can use the Search::Elasticsearch perl module to create, update, and delete indexes as well as how to perform some common index management operations. The previous article in this series touched on installing the Search:…

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Elasticsearch.pm - Part 1: Connecting and Cluster Monitoring

In this article we're going to look at how to use the Elasticsearch perl module to connect to our Compose Elasticsearch deployment and report on the status of our cluster. If Perl is your thing and you haven't already started using the Search::Elasti…

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Compose PostgreSQL Gets PL/Perl

TL;DR: We've just added PL/Perl support to all our Compose PostgreSQL deployments. PostgreSQL has the capability to be extended using various languages. This means that you can use a particular language's syntax and facilities to create procedures st…

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