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Apache CouchDB

Apache CouchDB is a distributed, fault-tolerant and schema-free document-oriented database accessible via a RESTful HTTP/JSON API. Among other features, it provides robust, incremental replication with bi-directional conflict detection and resolution, and is queryable and indexable using a table-oriented view engine with JavaScript acting as the default view definition language. CouchDB is written in Erlang, but can be easily accessed from any environment that provides means to make HTTP requests. There are a multitude of third-party client libraries that make this even easier for a variety of programming languages and environments.


see http://docs.couchdb.org/

"IRC irc://irc.freenode.net/couchdb " IRC general channel

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Apache2.0Kelly Hopkins23 October 2008

Leaders and contributors

Christopher Lenz Maintainer
Damien Katz Maintainer
J. Chris Anderson Maintainer
Jan Lenhardt Maintainer
Noah Slater Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Users Mailing List Info/Archive https://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/couchdb-user/
Developers Mailing List Info/Archive https://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/couchdb-dev/
Users Homepage https://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/
Developers VCS Repository Webview https://svn.apache.org/viewvc/couchdb/

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 30 July 2014.


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