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Zope Object Database (ZODB) (3.4.2)

by Ihor Berehulyak last modified 2008-12-25
Released on 2005-10-12 under LGPL - GNU Lesser General Public License available for All platforms.
Software development stage: development
The ZODB package is a Python object persistence system. It provides the Z Object Database separately from Zope so it can be used in non-Zope related Python applications to provide transparent object-oriented persistency.
The ZODB package provides a set of tools for using the Zope Object Database (ZODB) in Python programs separately from Zope. The tools you get are identical to the ones provided in Zope, because they come from the same source repository. They have been packaged for use in non-Zope stand-alone Python applications.

The components you get with the ZODB release are as follows:

  • Core ZODB, including the persistence machinery
  • Standard storages such as FileStorage
  • The persistent BTrees modules
  • ZEO
  • ZConfig -- a Zope configuration language
  • documentation

Our primary development platforms are Linux and Windows 2000. The test suite should pass without error on all of these platforms, although it can take a long time on Windows -- longer if you use ZoneAlarm. Many particularly slow tests are skipped unless you pass --all as an argument to

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