HandlerSocket is cool. But, it turns out there are a few issues.
Justin Swanhart points out HandlerSocket currently lacks atomic operations . Since HandlerSocket uses different connections for reading and writing, you can’t increment/decrement a value without creating a race condition.
Still, the idea of skipping SQL interpretation and just reading the data you know you want is a great one. Writing data might even be better. But being able to use both SQL and NoSQL could be really wonderful. What if we …[Read more...]