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Core Python Programming, Second Edition by Wesley J. Chun

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Chapter 21. Database Programming

In this chapter, we discuss how to communicate with databases from Python. Earlier, we discussed simplistic persistent storage, but in many cases, a full-fledged relational database management system (RDBMS) is required for your application.

21.1 Introduction

21.1.1 Persistent Storage

In any application, there is a need for persistent storage. Generally, there are three basic storage mechanisms: files, a relational database system (RDBMS), or some sort of ...

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