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J. MereloRaku Recipeshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-6258-0_12

12. Working with Data Sources

J. J. Merelo1 
(1)
Granada, Granada, Spain
 

Most applications use some kind of permanent storage, from a very simple, and maybe unstructured system such as text files, to a more complex, but also more efficient, media such as databases, either old-style relational databases or new ones that work with any data structure. These databases offer their own APIs, but it’s convenient to have abstract layers that allow you to focus on your business logic and not worry about specific data access languages. Raku offers different ways of interfacing with all kinds of databases, but also has a very nice object relational manager called RED. You will ...

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