Fab module even at this "alpha" stage. Let me manipulate both paths and mergeinfo when extracting a project out of a messy repo -- as a (longish) one-liner!
Re: Mladen Gogala's comments, support for Oracle native array interface was added in 1.18. For transparent application failover and bulk loading, see Oracle::OCI, which offers low-level access to the entire Oracle call interface.
It sure sounds nice, but it fails almost half of its own tests on several platforms. More work needed, probably on time zone support since a lot of the tests seem to revolve around differences between the tested time zone and local one.