[BangPypers] Python ORM

Noufal Ibrahim noufal at nibrahim.net.in
Sat Jan 14 17:40:32 CET 2012

kracekumar ramaraju <kracethekingmaker at gmail.com> writes:

> Hi
>  I have come across wide range of ORM in python.
> Out all examples and discussions, every one seems to recommend
> SQLAlchemy, but it has deep learning curve whereas storm, peewee are
> light weight. Have anyone tried any of these for non-trivial project
> or real life big sites, in case yes please share the experience.

Never used Storm or peewee. SQLAlchemy has a steep curve and it's often
hard to grapple with its concepts but it can do pretty much everything
you want it to. If you're dealing with SQL and Python, it's the de facto

I've used SQLAlchemy for a couple of non trivial projects. These were a
long time ago and my uses were bad so I don't really consider it
experience as such.

Another option (although not an ORM) is the web.py database wrapper
web.db. It's a lightweight wrapper around raw SQL and quite nice to


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