[Mono-list] GSoC Proposal: PL/Mono

Olexandr Melnyk omelnyk at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 16:51:39 EDT 2008

After some thinking, I decided it's better for me not to apply for SoC this
year for personal reasons.

On 3/31/08, Geoff Norton <gnorton at novell.com> wrote:
> Olexandr,
> On 30-Mar-08, at 4:06 PM, Olexandr Melnyk wrote:
> There are several potential problems I don't know how to solve yet.
> First one is combining PostgreSQL's multi-process
> nature with Mono. Should Mono runtime be initialised every time a (Mono-based)
> stored procedure is invoked in PostgreSQL? How good will this work
> from performance stand point?
> One runtime, likely per db instance the pl/mono hooks are installed in but
> we should look at how the isolation stuff works with java, but that being
> said see below.
> Second one is handling transactions. If we want to allow sending queries back to
> the database from managed code, one way would be to create a connection in
> the opposite
> direction. However, this will not work with transactions as two connections are isolated from each
> other. Another possible solution is to pass connection resource from
> PostgreSQL through PL/Mono to managed code, and ask ADO.NET to reuse it.
> Any thoughts on this?
> This is an implementation detail that can be considered as part of the
> summer process (research/suggestions).  Today is the last day for
> applications so if you wish to be considered please make sure you get an
> application in today.
> Thanks
> -geoff

Sincerely yours,
Olexandr Melnyk
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