DB-API made easier
dbkit is a library that abstracts away at least part of the pain involved in dealing with DB-API 2 compatible database drivers.
Here’s an example:
from dbkit import connect, query from contextlib import closing import sqlite3 with connect(sqlite3, 'counters.db') as ctx, closing(ctx): for counter, value in query('SELECT counter, value FROM counters'): print "%s: %d" % (counter, value)
dbkit is intended to be used in circumstances where it is impractical or overkill to use an ORM such as SQLObject or SQLAlchemy, but it would be useful to at least abstract away some of the pain involved in dealing with the database.
- Rather than passing around database connections, statements are executed within a database context, thus helping to decouple modules that interface with the database from the database itself and its connection details.
- Database contexts contain references to the exceptions exposed by the database driver, thus decoupling exception handling from the database driver.
- Easier to use transaction handling.
- Easier iteration over resultsets.
- Connection pooling. In addition, any code using pooled connections has no need to know connection pooling is in place.
- Query logging.
- Abstraction of SQL statements. The idea is to get rid of the more annoying but necessary boilerplate code involved in dealing with DB-API 2 drivers, not to totally abstract away SQL itself.
dbkit can be installed with either either pip (recommended):
$ pip install dbkit
Or with easy_install:
$ easy_install dbkit
- Python 3 support.
Context.cursor()now always creates a transaction. The lack of this outer transaction meant that PostgreSQL would end up with a large number of idle transactions that had neither been committed or rolled back.
- Derive all dbkit exceptions from
- Clean up connection pinging code.
make_placeholders()for generating statement placeholders safely.
to_dict()for converting resultsets to dicts mapped off of a particular field.
- Pools now can have custom mediators.
- Cursors are now tracked.
- Pooled connections are no longer closed prematurely.
- Row factories are now usable outside of context safely.
execute*()now returns the number of affected rows.
ThreadAffinePool, though the latter may be returning.
- Stablise the behaviour of
Poolwhen dealing with expired connections.
- Documentation version is now pegged directly to the library.
- Initial revision with a changelog.
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