[DB-SIG] Re: What database should I use

Richard Jones rjones@ekit-inc.com
Fri, 6 Sep 2002 09:35:40 +1000

On Fri, 6 Sep 2002 9:11 am, Gerhard H=E4ring wrote:
> * A <printers@sendme.cz> [2002-09-05 15:20 +0200]:
> > Hello,
> > I am going to program a small application (in Python and wxPython) wh=
> > consists about 2000 - 3000 records . Can you please recommend which
> > database is the best for that. I use Windows.
> > Maybe MS Access  or FoxPro or MySQL or better?
> > I want to keep the program as small as possible.
> PySQLite. It uses an embedded SQL engine (SQLite), which means you don'=
> have to set up a separate server process. It only weights a hundred KB
> or so and has good SQL support (a lot better than MySQL, for example).

If the database is small, and will have only single users at a time, then=
gadfly really can't be beat. It's pure python, meaning no mess, no fuss=20


"python setup.py install" and you're ready to go.