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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Fwd: [ANNOUNCE] Apache CouchDB 0.9.0 has been released
Date Wed, 01 Apr 2009 08:09:37 GMT
Hooray!

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> From: Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org>
> Date: 31 March 2009 15:05:50 GMT+02:00
> To: announce@apache.org, user@couchdb.apache.org
> Subject: [ANNOUNCE] Apache CouchDB 0.9.0 has been released
>
> Hello Couch Potatoes,
>
> Apache CouchDB 0.9.0 has been released and is available for download:
>
>  http://couchdb.apache.org/downloads.html
>
> This is the first release after graduating from the ASF Incubator.
>
> 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.
>
> Version 0.9.0
> -------------
>
> * Modular configuration.
> * Performance enhancements for document and view access.
> * More resilient replication process.
> * Replication streams binary attachments.
> * Administrator role and basic authentication.
> * Document validation functions in design documents.
> * Show and list functions for rendering documents and views as  
> developer
>   controlled content-types.
> * External process server module.
> * Attachment uploading from Futon.
> * Etags for views, lists, shows, document and attachment requests.
> * Miscellaneous improvements to build, system integration, and  
> portability.
>
> This release contains backwards incompatible changes, please see:
>
>  http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/BreakingChanges
>
> Apache CouchDB is alpha software and still under heavy development.  
> Please be
> aware that important areas such as the public API or internal  
> database format
> may see backwards incompatible changes between versions.
>
> Relax and prosper,
>
> -- 
> Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater
>


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