Create a Firestore sharded counter

Create a Firestore sharded counter

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Go


// initCounter creates a given number of shards as
// subcollection of specified document.
func (c *Counter) initCounter(ctx context.Context, docRef *firestore.DocumentRef) error {
	colRef := docRef.Collection("shards")

	// Initialize each shard with count=0
	for num := 0; num < c.numShards; num++ {
		shard := Shard{0}

		if _, err := colRef.Doc(strconv.Itoa(num)).Set(ctx, shard); err != nil {
			return fmt.Errorf("Set: %v", err)
		}
	}
	return nil
}

PHP

$numShards = 10;
$ref = $db->collection('samples/php/distributedCounters');
for ($i = 0; $i < $numShards; $i++) {
    $doc = $ref->document($i);
    $doc->set(['Cnt' => 0]);
}

Python

def init_counter(self, doc_ref):
    """
    Create a given number of shards as
    subcollection of specified document.
    """
    col_ref = doc_ref.collection("shards")

    # Initialize each shard with count=0
    for num in range(self._num_shards):
        shard = Shard()
        col_ref.document(str(num)).set(shard.to_dict())

Ruby

# project_id = "Your Google Cloud Project ID"
# num_shards = "Number of shards for distributed counter"
# collection_path = "shards"

require "google/cloud/firestore"

firestore = Google::Cloud::Firestore.new project_id: project_id

shards_ref = firestore.col collection_path

# Initialize each shard with count=0
num_shards.times do |i|
  shards_ref.doc(i).set({ count: 0 })
end

puts "Distributed counter shards collection created."

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