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Sharing and preserving database connections
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Date archived: May 15, 2019 | First published: August 21, 2007
Databases are happy to handle many parallel requests (doing so is
almost in the definition of a database). However, active processes
(threaded or forked) almost inevitably eat up a valuable resource:
database connections. The antipool.py module in Martin Blais'
antiorm library does a nice job of making the pooling and reuse of
connections transparent to programmers, and in a RDBMS-agnostic
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