Database Topic Guide

This Topic Guide covers accessing relational databases from Python. The related issue of adding persistence to Python objects is also discussed. Links to relevant Python modules, documentation, and projects are provided.

DB-API spec v2.0 Version 2.0 of an API specification for connecting to databases from Python.
DB-API spec v1.0 Version 1.0 of the API specification.
Database Modules Database modules that implement the DB-API specification.
Documentation Related documents and articles
Other Database Modules Older database modules that do not implement the DB-API specification.
Persistence Other mechanisms for implementing persistent Python objects.
Database Books A list of books useful for learning about database programming and SQL.
Database SIG The Database Special Interest Group