OData describes data stores as entity sets, with the records within as entities. Lodata implements support for several kinds of services handled by Laravel, which are referred to as "drivers".
A Lodata 'driver' represents any data store that could implement one or more of the
A wide variety of different services can support these interfaces in whatever way makes sense to that service. Services could be other databases, NoSQL services, other REST APIs or simple on-disk text files.
In addition to the query
interface the driver may implement
FilterInterface to support
$filter, and other system
query parameters can be supported through
Implementation of these interfaces is optional, and Lodata will detect support and return a 'Not Implemented' exception to a client trying to use an interface that is not available.