Erlang in Practice Episode 4: Storing Messages in the Mnesia Database

Posted in Databases, Development on July 10, 2008


Erlang in Practice Episode 4: Storing Messages in the Mnesia Database

We’ll add store and forward capabilities for more robust messaging using the Mnesia database. You’ll learn how to:

  • create Mnesia records and an Mnesia database
  • store messages for offline chat clients
  • query Mnesia using the QLC module
  • forward stored messages to online chat clients
  • delete messages in an Mnesia transaction

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Tags: Databases, Erlang, Languages, The Pragmatic Programmers, Mnesia, QLC, Erlang in Practice