Virtual entities


You learned about Entities handled by Gluesync throught its configuration file, where up until now each entity declaration you made was intended to point the replication engine to a real database table present into your relational database. This concept has been introduced with version 1.3 where we removed this constraint and it is now possible to introduce a concept of virtual entity.

Virtual entities?

What is a virtual entity? A virtual entity in GlueSync is a concept we introduced with this release, it’s a feature that enable our replication engine to understand and map a SQL query statement to a JSON model that will be the result of the execution of this query against your source relational database.