[Baypiggies] request for opinions re python-web server-database

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Thu Apr 17 16:11:40 CEST 2014

On Sat, Apr 12, 2014, jim wrote:
> * some (hopefully simple but bulletproof) database
>   management system, (again, hopefully) not mysql
>   and postgresql is okay though I hope for something
>   simpler. Data is primarily strings and integers. The
>   need could be satisfied with a set of flat files (plain
>   text ASCII) colon-delimited or some such, but I hope
>   not to reinvent too many wheels.

Chiming in a bit late: I strongly recommend SQLite, but you need to be
careful with concurrent access under load.  You might consider Firebird
if you need better concurrency.
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