Welcome to the Apache CouchDB weekly news! From today on, we’ll bring you the highlights of what happened in the CouchDB Universe each thursday.
BigCouch vs. Couchbase
A comparison between the two, around conflict solving, revision docs, nodes, replicas and hashing. Find the thread here.
Healthcare projects running on CouchDB
Albin Stigö asked for healthcare companies / projects using CouchDB. In the thread, a collection of examples and reasons why this is a good fit was discussed. CouchDB works well in healthcare due to its relative ease of configuration and deployment, easy synchronization, backups, attachment-handling and notifications and mobile-readiness. Some examples of projects / companies using CouchDB: CommCare HQ, Mobius, Neurofoundation. Find his summary and the entire thread here.
Weekly CouchDB meeting – summary
- 1.6.rc-2: discussion around blocker; will be collated and sent to the mailing list
- Marketing: there'll be a weekly CouchDB news (which you are currently reading)
- Fauxton - status: Futon will be removed as soon as Fauxton-implementation is done; following release will be marked as beta
- Merges: discussion around BigCouch and rcouch merges will also be collated and sent to the mailing list
- node-couchdb-model - a simple CouchDB abstraction for NodeJS built on nano
- On recent npm downtime and npm did to make things better: "New Powerful Machines"
- npm's search got better
- CouchDB-tools: a library of handy functions for use when working with CouchDB documents.
- PouchDB's replication just got a whole lot faster
- econfig version 0.4.2, a simple EErlang config handler using INI files, has been released
- cloudant 0.5.8 – an effortless Cloudant / CouchDB interface for Python
- Couchbase Lite 1.0 beta 3, a CouchDB-compatible embedded mobile database
- On CouchDB as event store
- CouchDB progresses as IBM acquires Cloudant
- 10 common misconceptions about Apache CouchDB
- A presentation on the state of PouchDB
… and also in the news
- "Relying on laws to keep your private information safe is like relying on a dog to guard a plate of bacon." – Stop Thinking the Government Can Fix Privacy
- "Why your previous developer was terrible; and why your current one seems so amazing"
Posted on behalf of Lena Reinhard.