Postgresql - Preferred Python Library

Tim Roberts timr at
Sat Sep 11 08:04:15 CEST 2004

Cliff Wells <clifford.wells at> wrote:
>On Thu, 2004-09-09 at 16:21, Graeme Matthew wrote:
>> I have noticed that there are a numbe rof client libraries for connecting to 
>> Postgres.
>> Can anyone tell me what is the recommended Python library for database 
>> connections
>I'd strongly recommend psycopg.  I've used both psycopg and the pgsql
>module and found psycopg to be much more stable. 

So have I, and I wish I could quantify the difference.  It's not like
pyPgSQL crashes on me every day, but there's something intangible about
psycopg that appeals to me.  I've switched to it everywhere.
- Tim Roberts, timr at
  Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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