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MySQL support for Python3?

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I'm starting a new project from scratch so I think its finally a time to switch to the latest and greatest Python 3.4.

But I'm puzzled with MySQL support for Python 3. So far the only stable library I've found it pymysql.

All others are either abandoned work-in-progress projects or do not support Python 3:

  • mysqldb - Python 2.x only
  • mysql-ctypes - Python 2.x only
  • amysql - Python 2.x only
  • ultramysql - Python 2.x only
  • MySQL Connector/Python - new guy in block. Does anyone use it?
  • WebScaleSQL + MySQLdb1 - still in development, state unknown?

So what library do you use for MySQL access in Python 3? I'm specifically interested in async support (like in psycopg2 for PostgreSQL) since I'm planning to use Tornado.

posted Jun 24, 2014 by anonymous

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PyMySQL -- pure Python MySQL connector. Supports Python 3.3.
mysqlclient -- Fork of MySQLdb. Supports Python 3.3.

answer Jun 24, 2014 by Navneet
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