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From: Sean Hinchee <henesy.dev@gmail.com>
To: 9front@9front.org
Subject: Re: [9front] using ndb as a general purpose database
Date: Thu, 12 May 2022 16:48:55 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CADmmOS-_=E-80fZjeEea3yW=2_jVeH7dG1qTRxNdP83ooTeJkQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <85398cf2-aff5-417c-8708-67b009a85030@sirjofri.de>

Not ndb, but Inferno introduced attrdb and cfg

I reimplemented cfg in Go and have used it in a handful of projects:
https://github.com/henesy/cfg

It works well enough as a plug and play key/value store format.

Cheers,
Sean

On Tue, May 10, 2022 at 11:26 AM sirjofri
<sirjofri+ml-9front@sirjofri.de> wrote:
>
>
> 10.05.2022 19:08:24 sml <sml@firstpost.pub>:
> > Does anyone here use ndb as a general purpose database, or would you
> > rather advise against it because it is not intended that way?
>
> I see no reason _not_ to use it if the use case fits perfectly. In the
> end there are other similar database-like systems in 9 context, for
> example factotum and inferno registry.
>
> For simpler databases plain text files with a specific format are often
> good enough. Ndb databases have the benefit that you can just use ndb
> programs for querying, which works great using a shell script.
>
> sirjofri

  reply	other threads:[~2022-05-12 23:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-05-10 17:08 sml
2022-05-10 18:12 ` Humm
2022-05-10 18:25 ` sirjofri
2022-05-12 23:48   ` Sean Hinchee [this message]
2022-05-13  4:45 ` ori

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