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December 29, 2008


Simulation of RDB queries using Perl

Relational databases are widely used. However, it is not very clear how queries written by SQL are executed by the DBMS. Queries are usually interpreted by DBMS but not compiled into native code. The reason why not compiled into machine code is that it is very important to optimize queries by looking at the properties of tables at run time for the query to be applied. However, in this article, to look at the execution mechanism of queries, I try to simulate them using Perl programs (i.e., “compiled code”).


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