DBIx-DataModel is an object-relational mapping framework for Perl5. Schema declarations are inspired from UML modelling. The API provides efficient interaction with the DBI layer, detailed control on statement execution steps, flexible and powerful treatment of database joins. More on http://search.cpan.org/dist/DBIx-DataModel.
Talk presented at YAPC::EU::2011 Riga (updated from a previous version presented at FPW2010).