You may either choose to use the “classic” PyGreSQL interface provided by
pg module or else the newer DB-API 2.0 compliant interface
provided by the
The following part of the documentation covers only the newer
DB-API 2.0 (Python Database API Specification v2.0) is a specification for connecting to databases (not only PostgreSQL) from Python that has been developed by the Python DB-SIG in 1999. The authoritative programming information for the DB-API is PEP 0249.
A useful tutorial-like introduction to the DB-API has been written by Andrew M. Kuchling for the LINUX Journal in 1998.