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ANNOUNCE: DBD:Oracle 1.18

John Scoles
July 24, 2006 12:42
ANNOUNCE: DBD:Oracle 1.18
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DBD::Oracle 1.18 has been released.

With this release DBD::Oracle finally implements Oracle's native Array 
Interface.  You will see very dramatic increase in speed.
For example; the time for a 2 million plus insert query dropped from well 
over an hour to less than 10 minutes when using execute_array() and the new 

The new code is not 100% DBI compliant as it does not yet support named 
parameter binding,but it does support all the other forms of binding and has 
full support for return Tuples.  Many thanks to Kristian Nielsen for his 
original work on this code.

There is also expanded support for LOB Locators from Jeffrey Klein.

Finally there are number of little fixes and an update or two to the 

please enjoy.

John Scoles

(Please note that it may take a little while for CPAN to update to the 
latest version so if you need the latest code you can always use the 
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