CodernityDB pure python, NoSQL, fast database

CodernityDB is opensource, pure python (no 3rd party dependency), fast (really fast check Speed in documentation if you don't believe in words), multiplatform, schema-less, NoSQL database. It has optional support for HTTP server version (CodernityDB-HTTP), and also Python client library (CodernityDB-PyClient) that aims to be 100% compatible with embeded version.

You can call it a more advanced key-value database. With multiple key-values indexes in the same engine. Also CodernityDB supports functions that are executed inside database.


Bitbucket repo is a public release repo, we will sync it time to time with our main repo. But really feel free to make pull requests / forks etc from this repo.

Visit Codernity Labs to see documentation (included in repo).

Key features

  • Native python database
  • Multiple indexes
  • Fast (more than 50 000 insert operations per second see Speed in documentation for details)
  • Embeded mode (default) and Server (CodernityDB-HTTP), with client library (CodernityDB-PyClient) that aims to be 100% compatible with embeded one.
  • Easy way to implement custom Storage


Because CodernityDB is pure Python you need to perform standard installation for Python applications:

pip install CodernityDB

or using easy_install:

easy_install CodernityDB

or from sources:

hg clone ssh://
cd codernitydb
python install

Contribute & Bugs & Requests

CodernityDB is one of projects developed and released by Codernity, so you can contact us directly in any case.

Do you want to contribute? Great! Then just fork this repository on Bitbucket and do a pull request. It can't be more easy!

To fill a bug please also use Bitbucket.


In case of any problems, feature request you can also contact us directly.

Do you want customized version of CodernityDB ? No problem, just contact us.