Sign In Register

How can we help you today?

Start a new topic

ELI5: Data Types vs Runtime Collection?

For some reason, I'm having trouble grasping Data Types after being used to Runtime Collection.

I made a new game for a "test branch" and trying to duplicate my old game exactly, but I can't make runtime collections, anymore. The docs focus on what it can DO, examples of them separately, but I can't find mention of how they differ from runtime collections.

Let's say I have "customPlayerData" runtime collection. Inside, each doc looks like this:

{
  "_id" : "<playerId>",
  "someStr" :"fu",
  "someInt": 0,
  "someArrOfObj" : [
    {
        "bar" : true
    {,
    { ... }
  ]
{

I would access this via Spark.runtimeCollection("customPlayerData") and col.find() queries.

______________________

How would I do the same thing with data types? And accessing them? And find queries? This is still Mongo/nosql right?

Thanks! I don't know why I'm having so much trouble grasping this concept - maybe I'm too used to runtimeCollections.

1 person has this question
1 Comment

Also, what are the advantages of data types? You can easier make indexes and set them up via UI?

Login to post a comment