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From Kristian Waagan <kristwaa.apa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Store api question: how to ask for RowLocations
Date Wed, 09 Oct 2013 18:34:13 GMT
On 02.10.13 00:20, mike matrigali wrote:
> I don't have any good answers here, but maybe some places to look - and
> some questions.
>
> Are you going to ever need RowLocations of rows in an index?  If so this
> is going to be very new territory and Derby has never done that. For a 
> btree the RowLocation would be just the actual row as the location is
> definined by the key - there is no other quick way given regular row
> level locking as the row is free to move from page to page and slot to
> slot.  The abstraction of RowLocation was designed to handle this as
> we wanted to be able to support a btree base table if necessary, but
> no actual implementation was ever done.
>

Hi Mike,

Out of curiosity, would that btree base table be anything similar to an 
Index Organized Table (IOT) in Oracle?
(I'm sure other products have similar, but nonetheless all to some 
degree different from each other, constructs)


Regards,
-- 
Kristian

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