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A simple file-based database engine

Project Description

Source code is available in

License: GPLv2


  • New JSON structure
  • Database now consists of a single file
  • Improved special character support
  • Improved exception handling
  • Added several database operations

Issues and bug reports

Please report any issues or bugs you may encounter in

NOTE: version 1.2.0 is not compatible with previous versions of the library.


  • The data is contained within a single file using JSON structure.
  • All database operations are done to the filesystem.
  • Uses user session permissions for the database
  • It is not needed to distribute a database with your application, as it can be created on the go.


  • Linux/Unix (run with superuser permissions):
# python install

or using pip:

# pip install breezedb
  • Windows (run as administrator):
python.exe install

or using pip:

python.exe pip install breezedb

or use the provided installer.


Documentation is available online in . This documentation includes all the available functions and extra information about the structure of the database and the query parser.

If you want to build the documentation from source, navigate to the doc directory and run:

make html

in Linux/Unix systems or:

make.bat html

in Windows systems.


There are several basic tests available in the test directory that can be run after the library is installed.

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