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Started a new Conversation Does Laravel Support Different Types Of Database Systems?

I need to arrange my data in a way that might need a different structure on top of Laravel. The schema that I am talking about will allow more flexibility in the fields of our models. We want to do this because we want to be able to more simply and robustly arrange our data. And it should make our database faster. Instead of the columns defining the fields to be tracked, the database will define a foreign_id column, a type column and a value column, so that the type column maps the name of a field that the value corresponds to, and that maps onto the foreign id. So we want to set up this new structure so it's a lot more simple and easier for us to manage the enormous amount of data that we're going to be handling. So we have a couple of questions.

  1. Does this already exist within the Laravel framework? We know that Laravel is pretty robust and we figure that there might be something like it already.
  2. If it does not exist in Laravel, then how would we implement this and connect it within Laravel? We assume that we would need a plugin. What plugin would it be?