json-sst

A new line delimited json Sorted String Table

json-sst

Newline Separated JSON, Sorted String Tables.

To be used for a leveldown clone in pure js.

Stability

Experimental: Expect the unexpected. Please provide feedback on api and you use-case

Open at SST.

Create a new SST from two or more iterators. Once the table is completely written it cannot be altered.

It is not possible to alter a SST once it's written.

Create an iterator with the same api as levelDOWN#iterator

Retrive a value. This will probably be implemented via a binary search.

An SST will be persisted as sorted {key: key, value: value} json pairs, then a footer. The footer will can have meta information, such as the size of the file, and a bit of information about the keys in the SST, such as a partial table of key locations, which could be used to improve the performance of the binary search.

This could be combined with a module for a JSONLog which would have createIterator and get but also, put',batchanddelete`.

These two modules could be combined to make a simple leveldb clone in pure JS!

MIT