[BangPypers] Simple python database library
dhananjay.nene at gmail.com
Fri Mar 5 11:59:43 CET 2010
On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 3:58 PM, Noufal Ibrahim <noufal at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 3:37 PM, Kenneth Gonsalves <lawgon at au-kbc.org>
> > On Friday 05 Mar 2010 3:22:12 pm Dhananjay Nene wrote:
> >> > I might add that I've worked with ORMs almost regularly since 1996 in
> >> > C++,
> >> Java and Python. SQLAlchemy has probably been the most successful ORM I
> >> have seen which has managed to retain the balance between relational
> >> object paradigms (almost everyone else completely throws in the towel
> >> towards providing an object API around database access).
> > what about django's orm?
> I don't expect that it will hold a candle to SQLAlchemy
> No composite primary key support -
> http://code.djangoproject.com/ticket/373 is the first thing that comes
> to mind (and one of SQLAlchemy's killer features).
> I don't think it follows a data mapper pattern.
> I'm not sure how much reflection it can do.
> I agree DjangoORM is unlikely to be as full featured and as comprehensive
SQLAlchemy really helps when you want to exercise far more control at the
level (eg. reporting etc.) or at legacy database design mapping. But there
are likely to be many
usecases where SQLAlchemy learning cost may be higher than other ORMs eg.
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