Damien Katz, The creator of CouchDB, gives a brief history on CouchDB. He talks about how he wanted to be “that guy” who get to work on cool stuff. It sort of, in a small way, reminds me of Randy Pausch Last Lecture. Katz has an interesting job history, working for IBM on Lotus Notes, [...]
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A CouchDB Tech Talk with Jan Lehnardt It looks like the Hokies live in the clouds these days.
CouchDB from 10,000 Feet CouchDB views allow you to filter, collate, and aggregate data. Views are powered by Map/Reduce. The map stage processes key/value pairs to produce intermediate values and reduce then combines intermediate values for particular key. Map/Reduce is inherently parallelizable making it useful on clusters of machines. Interesting Note: Damien Katz, the CouchDB [...]