[jifty-devel] Re: Data partitioning (ie multiple databases)
jesse at bestpractical.com
Wed Apr 18 15:34:32 EDT 2007
Robert Barta wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 07, 2007 at 05:40:09PM +0000, Edmund von der Burg wrote:
>> Has anyone had any thoughts regarding using jifty with several
> The Jifty, RoR, ... class of web dev frameworks are all assuming that
> underneath they are dealing with data in a relational model.
> I here am developing a data integration framework based on Topic Maps
> (TM), one of the SW technologies. Accordingly, any application
> experiences the data
> (a) as a semantic network, organized along the TM paradigm. How the
> information is actually stored (relational database, XML files,
> OO database, ...) is just a matter of implementation (= speed vs.
> If _several_ data sources come into play, then all are experienced
> as map and can be merged. "Merging" of maps is an intrinsic
> operation in the TM universe to maintain the 'identity' of things.
> or, alternatively, with one additional layer
> (b) as autovivified objects with classes gleaned from the ontological
> information behind the sources.
> What I would like to see at some stage is a TM::Jifty where a we
> application is resolving backend queries against such a TM engine.
Did anything ever come of your Topic Map engine?
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