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Subject [Couchdb Wiki] Update of "FrontPage" by Linicks
Date Thu, 06 May 2010 19:26:25 GMT
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  = Apache CouchDB Wiki =
- Welcome to [[|Apache CouchDB Project]] Wiki.
+ Welcome to the [[|Apache CouchDB Project]] Wiki!
- 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
+ Apache CouchDB is a scalable, fault-tolerant, and schema-free document-oriented database
written in [[|Erlang]].<<BR>> It's used in large and small
organizations for a variety of applications where a traditional SQL database isn't the <<BR>>
best solution for the problem at hand.  Among other features, it provides:
+   * A  RESTful HTTP/JSON API  accessible from many programming libraries and tools.
+   * Futon, a browser based GUI. 
+   * Robust, incremental replication with bi-directional conflict detection/resolution, and
+   * Incremental Map/Reduce queries written in JavaScript.
+   * Excellent data integrity/reliability utilizing MVCC.
+   * Stores BLOBs (Binary Large Objects) natively.
+   * It's easy to install, and is included with many operating systems.
+   * A strong and active community.
+   * Good documentation in the form of Books, Presentations, Blog Posts,  Wikis, and more.
- For more information see:
  == Overview ==

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