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From Sean Cosgrave <>
Subject Re: Connecting to Database
Date Wed, 26 May 2010 15:44:42 GMT
Hi Sandeep,
There is currently no built-in support for making, say, MySQL calls from
inside a plugin, but that does not prevent you from using another library
inside your plugin (like mysql++) to make database calls.


On 5/26/10 2:25 AM, "Sandeep Kalidindi at"
<> wrote:

> From the docs i have a feeling ATS cannot make any non-http request to any
> host . Is that so ??? Which means ATS plugins have no chance of connecting to
> databases directly....
> INKNetConnect (contp,, 9999)
> the above call is the only call i saw to make network requests but the fact
> that it doesn't take any protocol means i assume it only uses HTTP protocol.
> Please let me know if my understanding is wrong.
> Cheers,
> Deepu.
> On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 11:09 AM, Sandeep Kalidindi at
> <> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>            i am about to write a couple of transformation plugins to ATS
>> which will fetch data from the database so that all the read requests will be
>> taken care of by the ATS itself while write requests are passed on to the
>> backend servers. 
>> was checking the architecture and it looks fine by me. wanted to ask the
>> community if there is any major why we should not connect to the database
>> from ATS before i spend considerable time on it.
>> Cheers,
>> Deepu.

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