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From Yingyi Bu <buyin...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Choosing defaults for AsterixDB
Date Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:22:38 GMT
+100!

On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 9:17 AM, Mike Carey <dtabass@gmail.com> wrote:

> +1 from me too for SQL++ and clean JSON.
>
>
>
> On 1/10/17 8:25 AM, Murtadha Hubail wrote:
>
>> +1 to SQL++ and clean JSON.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Murtadha
>>
>> On Jan 10, 2017, at 9:46 AM, Till Westmann <tillw@apache.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> as you know AsterixDB supports 2 query languages (AQL and SQL++) and many
>>> output formats (ADM, clean JSON, lossless JSON, CSV). Our current
>>> defaults
>>> for these options (at least on the web interface) are AQL and ADM.
>>>
>>> I’d like to propose to change those defaults to be SQL++ and (clean)
>>> JSON.
>>> The reason for wanting them to change, is that I think that these choices
>>> are more attractive to new users of the system and thus can help to
>>> increase
>>> the adoption of AsterixDB. A user with some database experience is much
>>> more
>>> likely to have previous SQL experience and to feel at home with SQL++
>>> than
>>> having XQuery experience and feeling at home with AQL. Similarly, most
>>> users
>>> will want to use the data that they get out of AsterixDB in an
>>> application
>>> and it will be a lot easier to consume JSON than it is to consume ADM.
>>>
>>> I've prepared a (tiny) change to change the defaults [1] and I'm
>>> wondering
>>> if there are concerns that should keep us from making this change.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Till
>>>
>>> [1] https://asterix-gerrit.ics.uci.edu/#/c/1409/
>>>
>>
>

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