Previously, in “Thoughts on Thoughts on Drizzle” I theorized that one of the major reasons why we did not see lots of people jumping at stored procedures in MySQL (http://www.mysql.com) was that it wasn’t in their native language (for lack of a better term). We’ve seen External Language Stored Procedures for MySQL that let you write stored procedures in some other languages…. but I felt something was missing.
Firstly, I wanted a language I was really familiar with and comfortable writing complex things in.
Secondly, it should be compiled so that it runs as fast as possible.
Thirdly, it shouldn’t just be linking to a pre-compiled[Read more...]