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From Alex Besogonov <>
Subject Re: Canonical's decision to move away from CouchDB
Date Tue, 22 Nov 2011 23:31:11 GMT
I had the problems with Erlang runtime on mobile devices. Specifically, on iOs
devices. So I started my SofaDB project to replicate the CouchDB replication
protocol in a simple C++ library.

Consequently, I found that the protocol for conflict resolution is not
documented anywhere, including the source code :)

On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 11:46 AM, Riyad Kalla <> wrote:
> REF:
>> Lenton says Canonical has worked with "the company behind CouchDB" to
> make the database scale
>> in a particular way. "Our situation is rather unique and we were unable
> to resolve some of the issues
>> we came across," said Lenton, who pointed out they needed to scale to
> millions of users and scale
>> down to a "reasonable load on small client machines".
> Does anyone happen to know exactly what was the blocker(s) for Canonical?
> e.g. client load time for small mobile devices?

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