Hello !

That sounds wonderful. I have got some experience with Cassandra and HBase. 
If that seems to be a good candidate for a GSoC project, I'll start 
drafting a proposal. Thanks for the advice !

Regards
Priyansh

On Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 3:15:56 AM UTC+5:30, Russell Keith-Magee 
wrote:
>
>
> Another approach would be to do what I laid out in this talk at DjangoCon 
> US 2015, following the last Summer of Code student who tackled 
> (tangentially) this problem. 
>
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgM0qmpHDiE 
>
> That is - finish the modifications needed to Django’s core such that an 
> arbitrary model can register in a way compatible with the Admin and Forms 
> library. This was one of the reasons given for standardising the meta-model 
> framework, but didn’t make it into Daniel’s GSoC project, although he *did* 
> get a proof of concept working that exposed your Gmail inbox in Django’s 
> admin. 
>
> This would allow *any* data backend to expose an interface that is 
> fundamentally compatible with Django - which, really, just means “I want to 
> browse my data in the admin” and “I want to display a form for my model”. 
>
> It won’t allow an arbitrary ORM query to run against an arbitrary “NoSQL” 
> backend - but that’s idea was never going to work anyway. But I don’t think 
> anyone is serious about wanting that, either. All they want is the ability 
> to integrate a non-SQL data source into their basic Django visualisations. 
>
> Yours, 
> Russ Magee %-) 
>
> > On 13 Feb 2018, at 6:48 pm, Curtis Maloney <cur...@tinbrain.net 
> <javascript:>> wrote: 
> > 
> > On 02/13/2018 09:23 PM, askpr...@gmail.com <javascript:> wrote: 
> >> Hello ! 
> >> What is the policy regarding NoSQL datastores being used as backends ? 
> I think adding support for something like MongoDB might be good idea. 
> > 
> > Could you elaborate on why you think it would be a good idea? 
> > 
> > I believe every other time the discussion has come up the following 
> points have been made. 
> > 
> > 1. "NoSQL" is not a DB category, it is an anti-category 
> > 2. Because of there there is no common data model, or query languages. 
> > 3. If you limit yourself to just document stores, there is still no 
> common query language [but this can be hidden by code] 
> > 4. Document stores are a really really bad fit for the ORM, as it's 
> designed for the relational model, not document model. 
> > 5. A better approach would be to develop an ODM, which is sufficiently 
> compatible with the ORM you can provide similar tools like ModelForms and 
> ModelAdmin, as well as GCBV. 
> > 
> > If I missed anything, I'm sure someone else will remind me. 
> > 
> > [Also... why is it always MongoDB, instead of something with a solid 
> reputation of reliability and performance?] 
> > 
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> > Curtis 
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