net localgroup "power users" /add "DOMAIN\Domain Users"once I did this it became possible to install software as a regular user and a lot of the programs that refused to run under other accounts will now work. 
tempstorage provides a RAM based storage implementation for ZODB.
Introduction to the Zope Object Database provides a good summary of what the ZODB is, how it behaves and how to use it. FileStorageBackup talks about the design of the FileStorage type of storage system for ZODB, as well as the repozo tool for backing it up and some other integrity related tools. This article includes a list of tools that can inspect or analyze ZODB databases.