Python choice of database

Philippe C. Martin philippe at
Mon Jun 20 17:50:06 CEST 2005

Thank you all for your answers.

A pure Python would have beenmy first choice. yet I now feel I should spend
some time looking at PySQLite (I like the fact it's pre-compiled for



Philippe C. Martin wrote:

> Hi,
> I am looking for a stand-alone (not client/server) database solution for
> Python.
> 1) speed is not an issue
> 2) I wish to store less than 5000 records
> 3) each record should not be larger than 16K
> As I start with Python objects, I thought of using shelve, but looking at
> the restrictions (record size + potential collisions) I feel I should
> study my options a bit further before I get started.
> Regards,
> Philippe

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