On Wed, 2 Feb 2005 01:19:35 +0900, Dick Davies
<rasputnik / hellooperator.net> wrote:
> * 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.
> 

Amen to SQLite - I  use it all the time for almost any type of local
data storage.

-Rich