Taking quotes on building LC external for RethinkDB

Tom Glod tom at makeshyft.com
Mon Aug 7 11:52:54 EDT 2017


to answer your question, the database cluster will be accepting connections
and queries from clients directly.

On Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 11:51 AM, Tom Glod <tom at makeshyft.com> wrote:

> Hi Richard .....  like Alex said, there is no Rest api for RethinkDB.  The
> folks at RethinkDB didn't want to expose the whole query language using a
> rest api, (if i recall correctly they said it is too powerful to do
> so)...so the driver only accepts queries via driver port and streams
> resulting json and updates back to client.
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> My desktop client will connect to a local database which (will or can be
> part) of a distributed cluster.
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> On Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 10:53 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
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>> I was thinking the same thing. This isn't a database function per se,
>> it's more like a sockets function.
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>> Bob S
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>> > On Aug 5, 2017, at 16:42 , Tom Glod via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
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>> > If you go to this page ..... the specs say that it all happens through
>> an
>> > tcp/ip  connection where you make a connection, serialize the query and
>> > send it ....  the db driver port receives queries, and streams data from
>> > the db via the TCP/IP back to "subscribed" client.
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>> > So it doesn't really need to have anything to do with the current
>> > revdatabase functions....which the posts seem to be talking about.  I'm
>> not
>> > asking for a rewrite of db layer.
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