> I looked at mysql (http://zetcode.com/databases/mysqltutorial/), but thereAre you aware of SQLite?
> the configuration seems to focus on having a central database that could be
> shared across different users. This does not work for me for three reasons:
If you are already sed/grep/awk then stop at awk. :-)
> 2) I want the data to be in text format. Since some times, I do
> sed/grep/awk the data myself. Also, this helps me to edit the data file
> directly using editors such as vim.
Seriously though what do you want to do that can't be done easily with awk?