Today we released DivConq Framework 0.4.5 to introduce “dcTables” a new feature which supplements the benefits of stored procedures. Download.
As you know, the main purpose of our open-source DivConq Framework is to let Java developers quickly harness the power of MUMPS-compatible “NoSQL” databases. To fully harness that power you need to code stored procedures in MUMPS. But sometimes you just need something *like* a relational table, and why should you have to code that?
At DivConq we say you can have your cake and eat it too. With dcDb you get the power, flexibility and speed of NoSQL when coding stored procedures in MUMPS. But, with dcTables you get the rapid development and ease of use of relational databases too. Furthermore, all your data – dcDb and dcTables – can reside in one database. Easy to administer (setup, backup and restore) and very helpful for developers. Your stored procedures can access not only your NoSQL (dcDb) data but also your dcTables data – all in the same routine using only standard MUMPS commands. For those occasions when data in NoSQL refers to data dcTables (or vice versa) nothing beats the convenience and speed of having all your data in one place.
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