A storage-agnostic graphing database framework.
Seed is a suite of components (Graph, Model, Schema, Hash) that provide a common API for working with JSON-style documents, regardless of the storage engine. Additionally, Seed can layer a graph structure to facilitate the traversal of data relationships between documents of the same or different model types.
- Hash: A thorough API for non-persistent key:value sets. These sets can be simple string key to number value, or string key to object/document value. Hashs are used extensively througout the internals of the other components.
- Schema: A schema is a definition of data structure expecatations and are currently used for validation. Those who have used Mongoose will find the API familiar.
- Model: A model defines all aspects and behavior related to a single data object in a set. More specifically, when used in conjunction with storage, a model represents one document in a collection or one row in a table.
- Graph: A graph is a collection of instantiated models. A graph allows for logical groupings of several types of models, querying of storage, and traversal of model relationships.
Note: Documentation website in progress. Hold tight.
Projects Using Seed
- Kinetik is tag centric job queue for distributed applications.
Other possible implementations:
- Realtime notifications of status updates on social networks.
- KPI monitoriing and alerts based on realtime sales data for shopping sites.
- Evented ETL network
Package is available through npm.
$ npm install seed
Seed comes with a Memory based storage engine. Need an alternative?
- seed-redis - Store your datasets in a Redis database.
- seed-mongodb - Store your datasets in a MongoDB database.
- seed-riak - Store your datasets in a Riak database. (Seed 0.3.x only)
CouchDB coming very soon.
The current release (0.4.x) is production ready for small to medium size projects. The next release will focus on expanding on schema validation options and the graph traversal language. Also, be on the lookout for a kick-ass documentation website.
$ make test
Interested in contributing? Fork to get started. Contact @logicalparadox if you are interested in being regular contributor.
- Jake Luer (@logicalparadox)
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