wfb2sql 0.6

wfb2sql is a tool wirtten in Perl that converts the CIA World Factbook into an SQL database.

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GPL (GNU General Public License) 
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DEVELOPED BY:
Jan Schreiber
HOMEPAGE:
wfb2sql.sourceforge.net
CATEGORY:
ROOT \ Education
wfb2sql is a tool wirtten in Perl that converts the CIA World Factbook into an SQL database.

It is a Perl script that extracts information from the CIA World Factbook and creates SQL statements for IBM DB/2, PostgreSQL, or MySQL.

This data builds a perfect database for learning and teaching SQL.

Here are some key features of "wfb2sql":

wfb2sql can extract the following information from the "CIA World Factbook":
Country information (name, background, capital, area, coastline)
Population information (birth rate, death rate, age structure, labour force, population, population growth)
Communication data (number of mainlines in use, cellphones, internet users, internet service providers)
Dependent countries
Organization memberships
Border countries
Maps and small or large flag images (as BLOBs)

wfb2sql is able to create SQL-statements for the following databases:
IBM DB/2
MySQL
PostgreSQL

More features:
Outputs schema data and/or INSERT-statements
All options can be set via a configuration file or command line switches
Supports the CIA World Factbook 2003 and 2002

Requirements:

Perl 5.004 or higher
Getopt::Long
Pod::Usage
Options::General

Last updated on October 12th, 2006

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