[Tutor] using a networked data file

David Hutto smokefloat at gmail.com
Sat Dec 11 13:32:30 CET 2010

On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 10:23 PM, Bill Allen <wallenpb at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is somewhat non-Python specific   I have an idea for a Python
> application that I want to write at work.  The application needs to have a
> data file be available to multiple users for access, read and write.   I
> know that a typical database, such as mysql, would work ok.   However, I am
> trying to keep managed infrastructure down to a minimum so I am considering
> using sqlite instead.   Since there is not a database service running to
> handle requests to the sqlite database, how can I allow for multiple people
> trying to use this database at the same time?  Is this practical?

No expert, but is it a single db file per user on a server, or a
single db file that adds a table for every user?

> Thanks,
> Bill Allen
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