What You Need to Connect to a MYSQL Database using Perl
This information is provided assuming you know how to find
modules on CPAN, and how to install them on your server.
Before you can get started using Perl to access data on your
MYSQL relational database server, you must have the following
packages installed on your server (in order of installation):
The current production release of Perl 5, available
installed on your server.
The current production release of MYSQL available at
and operating on your server.