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Subject: Re: [boost] SQL: next iteration of sqlpp11
From: Klaim - Joël Lamotte (mjklaim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-05 18:32:34

On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 7:22 PM, Roland Bock <rbock_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> sqlpp11 is a frontend which does not depend on any specific backend.
> sqlpp11 is totally vendor-agnostic. It creates expression trees that can
> easily interpreted by the connector/backend. During this interpretation
> all the vendor specific stuff is taken care of.
> Similarly with select results, sqlpp11 provides a unified way of
> accessing and interpreting results. The connector/backend feed the
> values into the structure.
> Connectors are not part sqlpp11. They are specific for one or more
> databases.

Side question: if I understand correctly, nothing would prevent
implementing a backend to a NoSql database, for example MongoDB,
as that backend could just generate the right equivalent commands to the
sql request provided by the expression tree.
Am I correct?

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