This module contains global_init which establishes a connection to the database and should be called at the start of each script.
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Global initializer for mongogengine ORM.
global_init(database_name: str, **kwargs) → None¶
Global initializer for mongogengine ORM. See mongoengine.register_connection for additional keyword arguments and mongoengine documentation for extensive details about registering connections. In brief, database connections are registered globally and refered to using an alias. By default cytopy uses the alias ‘core’.
The database is assumed to be hosted locally, but if a remote server is used the user should provide the host address and port. If authentication is needed then a username and password should also be provided.
database_name (str) – name of database to establish connection with
kwargs – Additional keyword arguments passed to ‘register_connection’ function of mongoengine. See https://docs.mongoengine.org/guide/connecting.html
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