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graphlite 1.0.1

embedded graph datastore

Latest Version: 1.0.5

Graphlite is a tiny graph datastore that stores adjacency lists similar to FlockDB but like conventional graph databases, allow you to query them with traversals (graph-walking queries), and works with datasets that you can fit into your SQLite database.

from graphlite import connect, V
graph = connect(':memory:', graphs=['knows'])

with graph.transaction() as tr:
    for i in range(2, 5):

# who are the friends of the mutual friends
# of both 1 and 2?

Graphlite is thread safe, meaning that when transactions are comitted (at the end of the with block), a lock is held and only the thread that commits gets to run. Thread safety is emphasised if you look at the test suite.


$ pip install graphlite


If you want to contribute, we follow the Github workflow, so fork the repo, work on the code and just make a pull request (make sure all tests pass beforehand, at least in the last commit of your pull request). In short:

$ git clone ssh://$USERNAME/graphlite.git
$ cd graphlite
$ git checkout -b $FEATURE
$ # hackedy hack hack
$ py.test tests
$ git commit -a
$ git push

Note that we use py.test for testing so if you haven’t, make sure you pip install pytest. But you should.

  • Code status:
  • Maintainer: Eugene Eeo
  • License: MIT
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