Python choice of database

Erik Max Francis max at
Mon Jun 20 17:23:50 CEST 2005

Philippe C. Martin wrote:

> 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.

Why not just use native Python data structures and pickle them?

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