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database access in shell script
Joined: Nov 25, 2007
May 25, 2008 23:51:00
Can I access data base in shell script?
Joined: Jun 25, 2001
May 26, 2008 06:23:00
You certainly can. Almost all DBMS's have some sort of command-line utility and many of them are even powerfule enough to generate reports, HTML pages and even XML.
For the PostgreSQL DBMS, the basic command-line tool is "psql". For MySQL, it's "mysql". For Oracle, it's "sqlplus". I forget what DB2 uses.
For SQL Server, the command line tool is iSql, but of course, you have to be running a Windows client in order to use it. Microsoft lives in their own little world.
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