With Python you would normally use MySQL Connector/Python or the
older MySQLdb to connect from Python to MySQL, but there are more
There are also multiple Python implementations: CPython (the main
implementation), PyPy, Jython and IronPython. PyPy tries to be faster than CPython
by using a Just-in-Time compiler. Jython runs on the JVM and
IronPython runs on the .NET CLR.
Connector/Python by default (Without the C Extension) is a pure
Python implementation and can work with most if not all
implementations. And for MySQLdb there is a drop-in replacement
called PyMySQL, which is a pure python implementation.
So there are many options …[Read more]