On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 5:08 AM, Walter Heck - OlinData.com
> Relational databases are not very suitable for representing
> graph-style data. You might want to look into graph databases, or the
> OQGraph engine for MySQL: http://openquery.com/products/graph-engine
Or take a look at Gremlin: https://github.com/tinkerpop/gremlin#readme
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 13:54, bruce <badouglas@stripped> wrote:
>> Got a major pain that I'm trying to solve using mysql.
>> Trying to handle a hierarchical tree structure, where I have a
>> parent/child structure that grows as data is added to the system.
>> The process needs to continuously determine if the overall tree, and
>> all the associated nodes/leafs have "completed" so not only is the
>> tree growing, but data for the given node/leaf is also changing,
>> The system is comprised of a parent app which spawns descendant apps
>> that in turn can spawn descendant apps, and so on..
>> The system is represented in mysql as a parent/child tree, where each
>> spawned app has an ID, as well as a status for the completion status
>> of the app.
>> I'm trying to find someone I can talk to regarding this, so I can get
>> clarity on how this can be implemented.
>> The process needs to be able to:
>> -update the tree tbl with updated data from the running apps
>> -update the tbl with new nodes/leafs as the spawned apps are created
>> -quickly return 0/1 if the descendants of a node have been complete
>> I've created a few different tbl defs, and played with a few different
>> approaches, but haven't got this right yet. I've looked at a number of
>> different articles covering hierarchical, adjacency models, closures,
>> **The nested soln isn't applicable to the project, as the data/tree
>> tbl is continually growing, which would require a complete rebuilding
>> of the nested tbls, which would impose a computational/time hit on the
>> I can provide the sample tbl defs/data that I'm using, as well as more
>> data on what I'm trying to accomplish.
>> So, if you're skilled in this area, let's talk.
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