Files in Python and dealing with them

So what is the need for encoding?

What is this buffer?

I/O

Text I/O:

Binary I/O

Raw I/O

Streams?

  • stdin (to store the input)
  • stdout (to store the output)
  • stderr (to store the errors)

Context Managers

File Descriptor

So how to solve this?

So is “with” a context manager?

Dealing with databases

  • SQL databases
  • NoSQL databases

SQL databases

No SQL databases

  • Document databases store data in documents similar to JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) objects. Each document contains pairs of fields and values. The values can typically be a variety of types including things like strings, numbers, booleans, arrays, or objects, and their structures typically align with objects developers are working with in code.
  • Key-value databases are a simpler type of database where each item contains keys and values. A value can typically only be retrieved by referencing its key, so learning how to query for a specific key-value pair is typically simple.
  • Wide-column stores store data in tables, rows, and dynamic columns. Wide-column stores provide a lot of flexibility over relational databases because each row is not required to have the same columns.
  • Graph databases store data in nodes and edges. Nodes typically store information about people, places, and things while edges store information about the relationships between the nodes. Graph databases excel in use cases where you need to traverse relationships to look for patterns such as social networks, fraud detection, and recommendation engines. Neo4j and JanusGraph are examples of graph databases.

Python Connectivity

pip install psycopg2

References:

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