* Zach Dennis <zdennis / mktec.com> [0223 15:23]:
> 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,

+1, it's fast too.

(It's constraint checking is a bit rubbish, but then you didn't want
an RDBMS anyway, right?)
 

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