[CDBI] Class::DBI vs DBIx::Class

John Siracusa jsiracusa at cidc.com
Wed Jan 18 18:05:39 GMT 2006


On 1/18/06, Dmitri Bichko <dbichko at aveopharma.com> wrote:
>> Maybe...I'll try it.  But it won't help in a web server
>> environment because of the obvious race.
> 
> How often do you have schema changes in a running application, anyway?
> Seems a little sketchy to begin with.

In a 24/7 webapp, you either never change the schema or you do it while it's
running.  Both are preferable to any downtime.  Also, a "schema change" can
be as simple as adding or dropping an index.  "Sketchy" or not, sometimes
things like this are necessary.

-John





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