Scott Rubin wrote:
> Ok, I want to make a program that requires a database.  But it only 
> requires a local database that can reside in a single file.  It doesn't 
> have to be relational or anything.  So just about every SQL database is 
> overkill for this application.  I thought about something like berkdb 
> and I found ruby-bdb, but it is documented poorly and I can't figure out 
> how to use it.  I basically need a flat record table which I can query.  
> I would use csv, but that is actually slightly underpowered.
> 
> Can someone make a good suggestion for a database to use and also point 
> to documentation on how to create ruby applications with that database?  
> Thanks.

SQLite is pretty small and easy to use,

http://rubyforge.org/projects/sqlite-ruby/

http://www.sqlite.org/

Zach