level-sublevel
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    level-sublevel

    Separate sections of levelup, with hooks!

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    This module allows you to create seperate sections of a levelup database, kinda like tables in an sql database, but evented, and ranged, for real-time changing data.

    level-sublevel@6 BREAKING CHANGES

    The long awaited level-sublevel rewrite is out! You are hearby warned this is a significant breaking change. So it's good to use it with a new project, The user api is mostly the same as before, but the way that keys are encoded has changed, and this means you cannot run 6 on a database you created with 5.

    Also, createWriteStream has been removed, in anticipation of this change use something like level-write-stream

    Legacy Mode

    Using leveldb with legacy mode is the simplest way to get the new sublevel on top of a database that used old sublevel. Simply require sublevel like this:

    var level = require('level')
                                       //  V *** require legacy.js ***
    var sublevel = require('level-sublevel/legacy')
    var db = sublevel(level(path))
     

    Migration Tool

    @calvinmetcalf has created a migration tool: sublevel-migrate

    This can be used to copy an old level-sublevel into the new format.

    Stability

    Unstable: Expect patches and features, possible api changes.

    This module is working well, but may change in the future as its use is further explored.

    Example

    var LevelUp = require('levelup')
    var Sublevel = require('level-sublevel')
     
    var db = Sublevel(LevelUp('/tmp/sublevel-example'))
    var sub = db.sublevel('stuff')
     
    //put a key into the main levelup
    db.put(key, value, function () {})
     
    //put a key into the sub-section!
    sub.put(key2, value, function () {})

    Sublevel prefixes each subsection so that it will not collide with the outer db when saving or reading!

    Hooks

    Hooks are specially built into Sublevel so that you can do all sorts of clever stuff, like generating views or logs when records are inserted!

    Records added via hooks will be atomically inserted with the triggering change.

    Hooks Example

    Whenever a record is inserted, save an index to it by the time it was inserted.

    var sub = db.sublevel('SEQ')
     
    db.pre(function (ch, add) {
      add({
        key: ''+Date.now(), 
        value: ch.key, 
        type: 'put',
        // NOTE: pass the destination db to add the value to that subsection!
        prefix: sub
      })
    })
     
    db.put('key', 'VALUE', function (err) {
      // read all the records inserted by the hook!
      sub.createReadStream().on('data', console.log)
    })

    Notice that the prefix property to add() is set to sub, which tells the hook to save the new record in the sub section.

    Batches

    In sublevel batches also support a prefix: subdb property, if set, this row will be inserted into that database section, instead of the current section, similar to the pre hook above.

    var sub1 = db.sublevel('SUB_1')
    var sub2 = db.sublevel('SUM_2')
     
    sub.batch([
      {key: 'key', value: 'Value', type: 'put'},
      {key: 'key', value: 'Value', type: 'put', prefix: sub2},
    ], function (err) {...})

    License

    MIT

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    npm i level-sublevel

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