It sounds like you want two databases to have the same id space. In that
case, you should use HA.
> so you want to federate the same lon/lat geometry point over several
> servers and attach different domain nodes to it in the different
> graphs? Sorry, I am not totally clear over how you are using it. Maybe
> we could even Skype?
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> On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 3:45 PM, Eugen Paraschiv <hanrisel...@gmail.com>
> > So, I didn't expect Neo4J to assign the same id based on the fact that
> > lat,long were the same. That's what I want, but I don't expect that to be
> > the default behaviour. What I am going for is controlling that behaviour
> > (setting the id) manually, from the outside. The reason that would help
> > that I'm adding the geo point (lat,long) to neo4j and then I'm storing
> > id somewhere else, so that I can later on work with it. In Neo4J spatial,
> > most if not all operations are related to this geom id - for instance,
> > delete is by id, so in order to delete the node, I need to keep track of
> > this id.
> > If each server will assign it's own id, then I will need to store all of
> > these, whereas if I can specify a single id, then I only need to store
> > one.
> > Thanks for the feedback.
> > Eugen.
> > On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 4:40 PM, Peter Neubauer
> > <peter.neuba...@neotechnology.com> wrote:
> >> Mmh,
> >> so you are saying if lat/lon are the same, then the indexed geometry
> >> node should be the same? You could of course do some custom structure
> >> and do exactly that - attaching your POI to the same Location node
> >> that then gets indexed only once? Not sure I understand why having
> >> your custom IDs would help you here.
> >> Cheers,
> >> /peter neubauer
> >> G: neubauer.peter
> >> S: peter.neubauer
> >> P: +46 704 106975
> >> L: http://www.linkedin.com/in/neubauer
> >> T: @peterneubauer
> >> If you can write, you can code - @coderdojomalmo
> >> If you can sketch, you can use a graph database - @neo4j
> >> On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 2:29 PM, Eugen Paraschiv <hanrisel...@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > OK, so first, on the custom property you mention, how would I use that
> >> > to
> >> > gain control of the id generation process. As far as I can tell, the
> >> > get
> >> > generated automatically and I couldn't find a way to control the
> >> > process. Is
> >> > there any example for this one?
> >> > Next, let me give you some more background of why I would want to do
> >> > this: I
> >> > have 2 nodes, both running neo4j and I'm indexing a location
> >> > in
> >> > both of them; each one will assign it's own id to that location, so
> >> > id's
> >> > I'm getting back are different. If I could set the ids myself, I would
> >> > be
> >> > able to generate an id (manually, and ensure it's unique) and then
> >> > it
> >> > into the index operation on both machines, so that they both end up
> >> > using
> >> > the same id.
> >> > Hopefully that clarifies the usecase and what kind of control I need
> >> > related
> >> > to ids.
> >> > Thanks.
> >> > Eugen.
> >> > On Sunday, May 6, 2012 8:57:42 PM UTC+3, Peter Neubauer wrote:
> >> >> Eugen,
> >> >> Right now we are taking the default node ids, but I think some custom
> >> >> property to use instead, like your own I'd, could be used. Also, I'd
> >> >> you get
> >> >> back your domain node, you could just read it out again?
> >> >> On May 6, 2012 6:45 PM, "Eugen Paraschiv" <hanrisel...@gmail.com>
> >> >> wrote:
> >> >>> I'm using Neo4J 1.6.2 and Neo4J Spatial 0.8.
> >> >>> I'm working against the SimplePointLayer and adding a (lat,long) via
> >> >>> add(double x, double y)
> >> >>> The Node associated with the location and returned in the
> >> >>> SpatialDatabaseRecord has an id, which is generated by the
> >> >>> IdGenerator.
> >> >>> My question is: is there any way to pass in my own ids (unique) or
> >> >>> control this process in any way?
> >> >>> Thanks.
> >> >>> Eugen.