Recomendations on Python databases

Chris Reedy creedy at mitretek.org
Wed Feb 26 18:24:57 CET 2003


Bob Ballard wrote:
> I'm planning on writing a record keeping and reporting app with a database.
> I don't want to have to depend on the user having Access and the DB will
> not, at least at this point, be on the web.  I'd like the app to be
> stand-alone.
> 
> So, what database would one suggest?  Open source (free) preferred.
> If I do move it to the web or Linux in the future then suggestions as to
> what I should take into account now make that as painless as possible would
> be appreciated.
> 
> I've done this as a C program back in the mid 80's using an ISAM lib and as
> an Access VBA program a few years ago.  I now wanna do it in Python and
> wxPython.  Any db pointers?
> 
> Tks, Bob
> 

Since no one else appears to have suggested this yet. I've been using 
MySQL with the Python MySQLdb module and been quite happy with it.

   Chris



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