> As for surface data, it is more regular and I played around with dumping
> about 10 fields into the database and keeping a pointer to the last 24
> hours worth of data. I just started this work but never got to the
> point I was populating the database so I don't know about the
Peter Neilley's weather program can use gdbm for metar data.
A new database is made for each day, so you don't have to
worry about purging and holes in your database.
Seems to work quite well.