make sure model files have been created
cp ../personnel-try1/personnel/model/__init__.py personnel/model/

paster setup-app development.ini

#make sure development.ini is using an open port:
vi development.ini

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=Instance+is+not+persisted+sqlalchemy&btnG=Search
Instance is not persisted sqlalchemy - Google Search
http://www.sqlalchemy.org/docs/04/sqlalchemy_orm_session.html
SQLAlchemy 0.4 Documentation - module sqlalchemy.orm.session
http://www.google.com/search?q=sqlite+show+tables&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=com.ubuntu:en-US:official&client=firefox-a
sqlite show tables - Google Search
http://www.sqlite.org/sqlite.html
sqlite3: A command-line access program for SQLite databases