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Re: The future of Dynamic Columns
On 27.01.15 16:39, Tom Worster wrote:
True. We can't develop features if there is no money or interest in
them. We have some plans but have to be sure before implementing them.
2. In at least two places (one was here
I've read text with the implied meaning, "we may improve such-and-such
about MDC if and when people start actually using it."
3. The MDC syntax is so clunky I worry that people who might find it
useful are turned away.
It is just functions there is nothing about additional syntax.
There is plans about functional indexes for dynamic columns and for
virtual columns but plans should be supported by money or people.
6. The lack of indexing of dynamic columns is a severe limitation but
PostgreSQL manages to index jsonb document properties.
All plans I know about JSON connected to dynamic columns (as a storage
for JSON). But I have to say that plans have no dates and versions yet.
7. I head a rumor that some kind of JSON features are coming to Maria.
So, do Maria's Dynamic Columns have a future?
If you or somebody else make something better for MariaDB then yes it is
possible that Dynamic columns can be neglected, but there is no such
Are my fears that MDC will
be neglected as some better solution to the same problem receives all the