Above the text field I have a table displaying the (first N, e.g.
100) records that match the string in the text field.
The Windows binary distribution works out of the box with SQLite, MSSQL, Postgresql and My SQL.
The Mac binary distribution works out of the box with SQLite. The IMAP option allows to use DAL to access IMAP.web2py defines the following classes that make up the DAL: The DAL object represents a database connection.
* * Copyright (c) 2012 Yannick Albert ( * Licensed under the MIT license (To use any other database back-end, run from the source distribution and install the appropriate driver for the required back end. For example: because it is an instance of a Uniform Resource Identifier.The DAL allows multiple connections with the same database or with different databases, even databases of different types.As explained above, I only want to display the first N items that match the query.Therefore, for N small enough, it should not be a big issue loading the matching items from the database.