DBIx::Class::Manual::Glossary - Deconfusion of terms used
This document lists various terms used in DBIx::Class and attempts to explain them.
This is an object representing a set of data. It can either be an entire table, or the results of a query. The actual data is not held in the ResultSet, it is only a description of how to fetch the data.
See also: "METHODS" in DBIx::Class::ResultSet
ResultSource objects represent the source of your data, they are also known as a table objects.
See also: "METHODS" in DBIx::Class::ResultSource
Row objects contain your actual data. They are returned from ResultSet objects.
A Schema object represents your entire table collection, plus the connection to the database. You can create one or more schema objects, connected to various databases, with various users, using the same set of table (ResultSource) definitions.