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fast functional in-memory database?
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Date: 2008-12-15 (08:33)
From: Alexy Khrabrov <deliverable@g...>
Subject: fast functional in-memory database?
I've looked at APL descendants like J (jsoftware.com) and Q (kx.com),  
and found Q very interesting due to its underlying in-memory database,  
kdb+.  It made me think of a way to experiment with it in OCaml.  The  
idea is that once you marry vector/list processing with very fast SQL- 
like in-memory database, you get a fast and elegant formalism to  
transform the data.  Is there anything which can be plugged into OCaml  
to play the role of the database?  I  guess even SQLite can be used  
with in-memory tables, or better yet PG'OCaml, yet it's the tight  
integration seems the main strength of kdb+...