I'm considering ditching my RDBM for my next application and using ElasticSearch as my only data store.
My home-grown framework uses unique IDs for all objects, which currently come from a MySQL auto-increment column, and my framework expects the unique ID to be an integer.
ElasticSearch has its own unique auto-generated IDs, but:
- they look like this '
KpSb_Jd_R56dH5Qx6TtxVA' and I'd say are less human-readable than an integer
- I would need to change a fair bit of legacy code to…