Pick Systems D3 Database

Daniel Klein danielk at aracnet.com
Wed Mar 21 15:05:14 CET 2001

There is no way to communicate with D3 other than thru ODBC as it is a very
insulated database. Could you find out if your customer would be willing to
move the data to jBASE (which is an open database that uses the same data
structure as D3; this should be a trivial operation)? If so, then I have
written a Python client which provides classes and methods to access and
manipulate the database directly without going thru any sort of external

Daniel Klein
Portland OR USA

On Wed, 21 Mar 2001 23:17:36 +1100, "Ben" <bencr at bigpond.com> wrote:

>I have not been able to find any direct information about this so I thought
>I would ask here in the slim chance someone may have had to do something
>similar ... what would be the best way to push/pull information from a D3
>(PickSystems) database running on AIX using Python? Is ODBC my only option
>or are there others? If you have done something similar how succesful was
>your solution?
>Thanks in advance

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