shelve and the best db possible

Janne Sinkkonen janne at
Fri Feb 16 06:59:26 EST 2001

Dan Parisien <dan at> writes:

> I really love shelve, but dbm doesn't seem to scale very well :( Could 
> anyone point me to a good db with a shelve interface? I've tried to get 
> bsddb3 to go, but the test scripts all die :(

I have used an old bsddb 2.x interface from TCS with a largish data
base (btree, hundreds of MB's, hundreds of thousands of updates)
without any problems. Don't know whether it's still available somewhere.

The module name is bsddb (or TCS.bsddb)


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