[DB-SIG] Re: [Pycon2005-attendees] Pycon2005 and database divide
(ODB vs relational DB)
bob at redivi.com
Sun Mar 27 20:18:01 CEST 2005
On Mar 27, 2005, at 9:00 AM, Patrick K. O'Brien wrote:
> Bob Ippolito wrote:
>> MonetDB <http://monetdb.cwi.nl/> is worth looking at if you're
>> interested in a hybrid model that has the relational database API
>> you want it, and something lower level and more efficient when you
>> don't. It also supports both the embedded and client/server model,
>> has some pretty impressive technology behind the scenes.
>> I haven't done more than play around with it, so I can't personally
>> vouch for it in a production environment, but I sure want to at some
>> (They also support Python out of the box)
> Bob, could you say a little more about what you like about MonetDB and
> what kind of support they have for Python? If you could compare it to
> any other DBMS or ODBMS that would be great too. I'm just curious to
> hear more from someone who has actually tried it. Thanks.
I don't feel that I've used it enough yet to be able to give a really
intelligent comparison at this time, but they do have a lot of
information on their site, and I suggest reading that for now.
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