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From Apache Wiki <wikidi...@apache.org>
Subject [Couchdb Wiki] Update of "FrontPage" by RandallLeeds
Date Sun, 25 Dec 2011 23:43:59 GMT
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The "FrontPage" page has been changed by RandallLeeds:
http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/FrontPage?action=diff&rev1=120&rev2=121

Comment:
Tweak the provided feature list to be consistent in stance and to remove unneccessary detail.

  
  Apache [[http://couchdb.apache.org/|CouchDB]] is a scalable, fault-tolerant, and schema-free
document-oriented database written in [[http://www.erlang.org/|Erlang]]. It's used in large
and small organizations for a variety of applications where a traditional SQL database isn't
the best solution for the problem at hand.  Among other features, it provides:
  
-  * A RESTful HTTP/JSON API  accessible from many programming libraries and tools
+  * 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
more
+  * Futon, a browser based GUI and management tool
+  * Incremental and flexible replication with conflict management
-  * Incremental Map/Reduce queries written in !JavaScript
+  * Incremental Map/Reduce queries written in any language (!JavaScript support built-in)
-  * Excellent data integrity/reliability utilizing MVCC
+  * Excellent data integrity/reliability
-  * Stores BLOBs (Binary Large Objects) natively
-  * Easy installation on many platforms including Android and iOS
+  * Native support for BLOBs (Binary Large Objects)
+  * Easy installation on many platforms, from servers to mobile devices
   * A strong and active community
-  * Good documentation in the form of Books, Presentations, Blog Posts,  Wikis, and more
+  * Good documentation in the form of Books, Presentations, Blog Posts, Wikis, and more
  
  == Overview ==
   * [[Introduction]]

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