Python 2.2 (ActiveState) odbc.odbc vs. mx.ODBC.Windows

Gerhard Häring gerhard.haering at gmx.de
Sat Jun 29 05:08:09 CEST 2002


* candiazoo at attbi.com <candiazoo at attbi.com> [2002-06-29 02:46 +0000]:
> Have any performance tests been done to determine
> advantages/disadvantages between the two?

AFAIR if odbc.odbc works for you, you simply were lucky. It's
unmaintained, which would be reason enough for me to not waste a single
thought on actually using it.

mxODBC is actively developped and even has commercial support available.

As for performance tests, use the profile or hotshot module to find out
yourself. In my experience, the performance of the database interface is
mostly a non-issue.

Gerhard
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