This is the last feature we are posting on the blog for DEX 3.0. This time we are taking a look at the types allowed by graph databases for its objects.
String type only allows a maximum length of 2048 characters but you may need to create an attribute with more information than that. Take for instance a graph with academic articles, a typical attribute could be its abstract but it doesn’t fit in a string. In DEX 3.0 there’s a new type called
TEXT that fits these attributes requirements with an unlimited number of characters capability.
TEXT is managed as a stream instead of using the set and gets methods used in regular types, thus a channel is created to read and write iteratively until it is closed by the user.