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Version: 0.8

Migrating from an older release

Firstly, thank you patron! You're a part of an exclusive club which has seen Skytable take shape from just another key-value store into a powerful database and we couldn't be more honored to be a choice in your stack. This document is meant for people coming from version prior to Skytable Octave (0.8).

Let's get you up to speed with the new semantics:

  • Keyspaces are now spaces
  • Tables are now models and can store multiple fields
  • Nested lists are now supported
  • All the actions are gone!
  • There is no default:default keyspace and model: You will need to create your own space and model

From actions to BlueQL

  • SET x y becomes: INSERT INTO mymodel(x, ?)
  • GET x becomes SELECT * FROM mymodel WHERE <primary_key> = x
  • UPDATE x y becomes UPDATE mymodel SET field_name = ? WHERE <primary_key> = x
  • DEL X becomes DELETE FROM mymodel WHERE <primary_key> = x

Essentially, you no longer have the key/value semantics but a more SQL-like interface for querying with BlueQL. You can continue to use lists (create, update) but individual element access is currently limited. See this page for more information.