martedì 16 settembre 2008


CouchDB is a document-based database developed by Apache Foundation. Its primary features are eventual consistency, high availability and extreme scalability. It's written in Erlang. Here's the related link on wikipedia:

Here's a link to a good installation guide on Ubuntu Hardy 8.04:

It works perfectly also with the latest version of CouchDB (currently 0.8.1).

2 commenti:

  1. The actual goal is eventual consistency, not "non-consistency." I can't imagine who would possibly want that feature! Heh.

  2. Sorry, I meant features as "characteristics" of the software, not goals :) My english is not so good... The DB works on an eventual consistency, as you said, without the guarantee of a full consistency.