Begining to move around reasons
= Reasons for making the switch =
= SQL Backend =
== Transportable Trees ==
Is the ORM available for all platforms?
Discussions of BSDDB in Python == BSDDB has had a hard time in Python. Python Developers have been wrestling with trying to keep it stable. Guido finally decided to separate BSDDB from the standard Python Distribution. See discussions: * http://jessenoller.com/2008/09/04/stirred-up-dem-bees-should-bsddb-be-removed-from-python/ * http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2008-July/081357.html * http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2008-July/081426.html * http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2008-September/082197.html * http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2008-September/082203.html * http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2008-September/082244.html PEP 3108 marks BSDDB to be removed: http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-3108/ Development is not death however, it will only be out of sync of the python cycle. The home of pybsdb offering the bsddb3 package is hereL http://www.jcea.es/programacion/pybsddb.htm
A sqlite shelve interface for Python:
A company that justifies a switch from BSDDB to SQLite; see http://www.tribler.org/DatabaseMigration: