[CentralOH] Read-Only Database

Austin Godber godber at gmail.com
Tue Nov 9 21:19:30 CET 2010

Good question.  I have no idea about the answer but I did google it.  I
would pursue some of these sugguestions.


I might just use sqlite if I didn't have a reason not to.


On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 2:44 PM, Mark Erbaugh <mark at microenh.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
> Is there a Python library for a read-only database?  I could use one of the
> standard databases, but in this particular case, the database will be built
> once and read-only many times. I was thinking that a read-only database
> could be optimized for fast access / small size. For this particular
> application, there will be around 800k records and a given record need only
> be accessed via a unique key.  Once the database is built (which need not be
> done quickly and need not be part of the end-use app), the app doesn't need
> to do anything but look up data by its key (preferably quickly).
> Thanks,
> Mark
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