Python and Databases

Cliff Wells LogiplexSoftware at
Sat Jun 28 00:03:17 CEST 2003

On Fri, 2003-06-27 at 14:57, Bradley D. Larson wrote:
> I'm surprised this hasn't been brought up thus far.... I use it on multiple
> databases and multiple platforms. I can move applications from one platform to
> another without modifications.
> I have found the most practical (and portable) method of accessing databases is
> with the dbi/odbc that comes with python. Not as fast as direct access and it
> requires you to load and set up an ODBC data source for each DB server and Access
> DB but.... the benefits far outweigh the speed issues.
> I have migrated entire applications from one DB to another without with minimal
> code changes. As an application matures or the database grows I move the data to a
> more robust database server.

Has anyone used this?

Cliff Wells, Software Engineer
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