Package skizze is a client for the Skizze database.

    The Skizze repository ( provides more information about Skizze and how to use it.


     package main
     import (
     func main() {
       client, err := skizze.Dial("", skizze.Options{Insecure: true})
       if err != nil {
         fmt.Printf("Error connecting to Skizze: %s\n", err)
       // A domain is an easy way to use the same data set for multiple statistics
       name := "testdomain"
      // Adding values to a domain will trigger statistics generation for each of
      // the supported Sketches in the domain
      client.AddToDomain(name, "alvin", "simon", "theodore")
      // The Membership sketch will test if a value resides in a data set, returning
      // true or false
      membs, _ := client.GetMembership(name, "alvin", "simon", "theodore", "gary")
      for _, m := range membs {
        fmt.Printf("MEMB: %s is in %s: %v\n", m.Value, name, m.IsMember)
      // The Frequency sketch will return how many times a value occurs in a sketch
      freqs, _ := client.GetFrequency(name, "alvin", "simon", "theodore", "gary")
      for _, f := range freqs {
        fmt.Printf("FREQ: %s appears in %s %v times\n", f.Value, name, f.Count)
      // The Rankings sketch will always keep the top N (configurable) rankings and
      // their occurrance counts
      ranks, _ := client.GetRankings(name)
      for i, r := range ranks {
        fmt.Printf("RANK: #%v = %s (count=%v)\n", i, r.Value, r.Count)
      // Finally, the Cardinality sketch will keep a count of how many unique items
      // have been added to the data set
      card, _ := client.GetCardinality(name)
      fmt.Printf("CARD: There are %v items in the %s domain\n\n", card, name)


    MEMB: alvin is in testdomain: true
    MEMB: simon is in testdomain: true
    MEMB: theodore is in testdomain: true
    MEMB: gary is in testdomain: false
    FREQ: alvin appears in testdomain 1 times
    FREQ: simon appears in testdomain 1 times
    FREQ: theodore appears in testdomain 1 times
    FREQ: gary appears in testdomain 0 times
    RANK: #0 = alvin (count=1)
    RANK: #1 = simon (count=1)
    RANK: #2 = theodore (count=1)
    CARD: There are 3 items in the testdomain domain

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    type Client

    type Client struct {
    	// contains filtered or unexported fields

      Client represents a a thread-safe connection to Skizze

      func Dial

      func Dial(address string, opts Options) (*Client, error)

        Dial initalizes a connection to Skizze and returns a client

        func (*Client) AddToDomain

        func (c *Client) AddToDomain(name string, values ...string) error

          AddToDomain will add the supplied values to the domain's data set.

          func (*Client) AddToSketch

          func (c *Client) AddToSketch(name string, t SketchType, values ...string) error

            AddToSketch will add the supplied values to the sketch's data set.

            func (*Client) Close

            func (c *Client) Close()

              Close shuts down the client connection to Skizze.

              func (*Client) CreateDomain

              func (c *Client) CreateDomain(name string) (*Domain, error)

                CreateDomain creates a new domain with default properties per Sketch.

                func (*Client) CreateDomainWithProperties

                func (c *Client) CreateDomainWithProperties(name string, props *DomainProperties) (*Domain, error)

                  CreateDomainWithProperties creates a domain with customized properties.

                  func (*Client) CreateSketch

                  func (c *Client) CreateSketch(name string, t SketchType, p *Properties) (*Sketch, error)

                    CreateSketch creates a new sketch.

                    func (*Client) DeleteDomain

                    func (c *Client) DeleteDomain(name string) error

                      DeleteDomain deletes a domain

                      func (*Client) DeleteSketch

                      func (c *Client) DeleteSketch(name string, t SketchType) error

                        DeleteSketch deletes a sketch

                        func (*Client) GetCardinality

                        func (c *Client) GetCardinality(name string) (int64, error)

                          GetCardinality queries the sketch for the cardinality of items.

                          func (*Client) GetDomain

                          func (c *Client) GetDomain(name string) (*Domain, error)

                            GetDomain gets the details of a domain.

                            func (*Client) GetFrequency

                            func (c *Client) GetFrequency(name string, values ...string) (ret []*FrequencyResult, err error)

                              GetFrequency queries the sketch for frequency for the provided values.

                              func (*Client) GetMembership

                              func (c *Client) GetMembership(name string, values ...string) (ret []*MembershipResult, err error)

                                GetMembership queries the sketch for membership (true/false) for the provided values.

                                func (*Client) GetMultiCardinality

                                func (c *Client) GetMultiCardinality(names []string) (ret []int64, err error)

                                  GetMultiCardinality queries multiple sketches for the cardinality of items.

                                  func (*Client) GetMultiFrequency

                                  func (c *Client) GetMultiFrequency(names []string, values ...string) (ret [][]*FrequencyResult, err error)

                                    GetMultiFrequency queries multiple sketches for the frequency of the provided values.

                                    func (*Client) GetMultiMembership

                                    func (c *Client) GetMultiMembership(names []string, values ...string) (ret [][]*MembershipResult, err error)

                                      GetMultiMembership queries multiple sketches for membership of the provided values.

                                      func (*Client) GetMultiRankings

                                      func (c *Client) GetMultiRankings(names []string) (ret [][]*RankingsResult, err error)

                                        GetMultiRankings queries multiple sketches for the top rankings.

                                        func (*Client) GetRankings

                                        func (c *Client) GetRankings(name string) (ret []*RankingsResult, err error)

                                          GetRankings queries the sketch for the top rankings.

                                          func (*Client) GetSketch

                                          func (c *Client) GetSketch(name string, t SketchType) (*Sketch, error)

                                            GetSketch gets the details of a sketch.

                                            func (*Client) ListAll

                                            func (c *Client) ListAll() (ret []*Sketch, err error)

                                              ListAll gets all the available Sketches.

                                              func (*Client) ListDomains

                                              func (c *Client) ListDomains() (ret []string, err error)

                                                ListDomains gets all the available domains

                                                func (*Client) ListSketches

                                                func (c *Client) ListSketches(t SketchType) (ret []*Sketch, err error)

                                                  ListSketches gets all the sketches of the specified type.

                                                  type Domain

                                                  type Domain struct {
                                                  	Name     string
                                                  	Sketches []*Sketch

                                                    Domain describes details of a Skizze domain

                                                    type DomainProperties

                                                    type DomainProperties struct {
                                                    	MembershipProperties Properties
                                                    	FrequencyProperties  Properties
                                                    	RankingsProperties   Properties

                                                      DomainProperties details configuration for Sketches in a domain

                                                      type FrequencyResult

                                                      type FrequencyResult struct {
                                                      	Value string
                                                      	Count int64

                                                        FrequencyResult indicates the result of a frequency query for a value.

                                                        type MembershipResult

                                                        type MembershipResult struct {
                                                        	Value    string
                                                        	IsMember bool

                                                          MembershipResult indicates the result of a membership query for a value.

                                                          type Options

                                                          type Options struct {
                                                          	// Insecure disables transport security for the Client connection.
                                                          	Insecure bool

                                                            Options contains connection options

                                                            type Properties

                                                            type Properties struct {
                                                            	MaxUniqueItems int64
                                                            	ErrorRate      float32
                                                            	// Size is used by Rankings sketches to determine the number of rankings this
                                                            	// Sketch should track e.g. top 10, top 100, top 1000
                                                            	Size int64

                                                              Properties are configuration settings for a Sketch.

                                                              type RankingsResult

                                                              type RankingsResult struct {
                                                              	Value string
                                                              	Count int64

                                                                RankingsResult indicates the result of a ranking query for a value.

                                                                type Sketch

                                                                type Sketch struct {
                                                                	Name       string
                                                                	Type       SketchType
                                                                	Properties *Properties

                                                                  Sketch describes the details of a sketch

                                                                  type SketchType

                                                                  type SketchType int

                                                                    SketchType is the kind of sketch

                                                                    const (
                                                                    	// Membership sketches can evaluate if a data set contains an element.
                                                                    	Membership SketchType = iota
                                                                    	// Frequency sketches can evaluate the frequency of an element in a data set.
                                                                    	// Ranking sketches return the top ranked elements of the data set.
                                                                    	// Cardinality sketches evaluate how many distinct elements are in the data set.

                                                                    type Snapshot

                                                                    type Snapshot struct {
                                                                    	Status  SnapshotState
                                                                    	Message string

                                                                      Snapshot represents details of the a snapshot

                                                                      type SnapshotState

                                                                      type SnapshotState int

                                                                        SnapshotState indicates the state of the current or previous snapshot.

                                                                        const (
                                                                        	// Pending indicates a snapshot is waiting to be taken.
                                                                        	Pending SnapshotState = iota
                                                                        	// InProgress indicates a snapshot is currently being taken.
                                                                        	// Successful indicates the last snapshot was successful.
                                                                        	// Failed indicates the last snapshot had an error.