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Re: Storage Engine API changes
On Jul 8, 2009, at 7:49 AM, Konstantin Osipov wrote:
3 disparate storage engine APIs in Drizzle, MySQL and MariaDB.
We have 4 :)
The original MySQL one which all of the vendors use. Drizzle, the
MySQL (Sun/Oracle) created one, and the MariaDB one.
Most of the vendors who have ported to Drizzle haven't had issues.
Depending on what the other ones turn out to be like... I somewhat
suspect this won't be much of an issue. We could all simplify and pick
some sort of standard, like say modeling from BDB, but... that would
require a bit of working together.
BTW I suspect for Drizzle we will resurrect BDB at some point in the
future mainly to provide this sort of interface. From talking to Josh
Berkus, there may be a standard interface out there defined by some
committee that could also be used (I believe they are looking at this