dicts,instances,containers, slotted instances, et cetera.

Diez B. Roggisch deets at nospam.web.de
Thu Jan 29 00:24:25 CET 2009

ocschwar at gmail.com schrieb:
> On Jan 28, 4:50 pm, Aaron Brady <castiro... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Jan 28, 2:38 pm, ocsch... at gmail.com wrote:
>> Hello, quoting myself from another thread today:
>> There is the 'shelve' module.  You could create a shelf that tells you
>> the filename of the 5 other ones.  A million keys should be no
>> problem, I guess.  (It's standard library.)  All your keys have to be
>> strings, though, and all your values have to be pickleable.  If that's
>> a problem, yes you will need ZODB or Django (I understand), or another
>> relational DB.
>> There is currently no way to store live objects.
> The problem is NOT archiving these objects. That works fine.

I know. But if they are sorted to various criteria, doing that inside a 
DB might also be faster. That was the point I wanted to make.


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