[Grok-dev] Re: STORM howto

Martijn Faassen faassen at startifact.com
Fri Mar 14 13:16:07 EDT 2008

Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Martijn Faassen wrote:
>> The other point that bothers me about Storm is that they do not have a 
>> database schema abstraction in Python. It's not possible to generate a 
>> RDB schema from Python. They do not generate "create table" statements 
>> at all.
> SQLAlchemy has that option and it is extremely useful for testing: your
> test fixture can setup a sqlite in-memory database and tell SQLAlchemy
> to create the tables and indexes in something like two lines of code and
> you're off.

That's indeed useful. Of course you can do this by directly sending 
create table statements too, but it'll be harder to port your code to 
another database.

 > collective.mercury has code to do that. See

Interesting, thanks!



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