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InstantDB: newbee questions


Hello.

First congratulation for this open source initiative, I am quite sure that
it will boost the InstanDB I already use and I realy appreciate its high
performance.

I have a simple question about String, TEXT, VARCHAR ....

It seems that I have to reserve the max length for a field mapped into a
VARCHAR.
I understand the implementation rationale of that but
it is very frustating since, I even don't know the size of my field in
advance, and not in very convinient for automatic mapping of JAVA object to
fields and lead to huge and wasted space on disk.

Is it possible to implement String in BLOB or CLOB and provide still
searching capabilities with "like" operators
Maybe the TEXT data type cand be use






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