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 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 library (drizzle function plugins do that …[Read more]