perl and dba

From: pier paolo Bruno <>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2013 22:36:14 +0100
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I can read and write simple perl script for admin but i don't define myself a perl programmer .
A question for you .
For searching a DBA in 2013 do you think perl is something usefull nowdays ?
I use it sometimes on windows machine .. but on unix I usually prefer shell scripting .. so I'd like to know your opinion . the reason for the question are 2 :
- think if it something I have to study more or if it is better to study
something else
- for recruiting

Obviously as dba/sysadmin i exclude dotnet or java skill as requirement ( i know java quite well becouse i come from java develpment but i don't use it for my work and so i don't think it is something important for a dba (it is another work)) .
Received on Wed Feb 06 2013 - 22:36:14 CET

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