best small database?
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Mon Sep 11 17:34:38 CEST 2006
In article <4505707E.2080804 at redlinepy.com>,
Paul Watson <pwatson at redlinepy.com> wrote:
>David Isaac wrote:
>> I have no experience with database applications.
>> This database will likely hold only a few hundred items,
>> including both textfiles and binary files.
>> I would like a pure Python solution to the extent reasonable.
>If you want really simple, look at the anydbm module. If nothing better
>is available, anydbm will use dumbdbm. All of these are in the Python
>build, so you do not need to fetch/read/install anything additional.
>Doing the DB-API would be much stronger, but might be overkill in your
Once Python 2.5 comes out, I recommend using sqlite because it avoids
the mess that dbm can cause.
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