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From Ryan Ramage <>
Subject Re: General question about views
Date Tue, 21 Feb 2012 22:22:48 GMT

These question are typically handled in the users forum.

But otherwise for generic queries you can use

or elasticsearch

On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 2:12 PM, JohnRodey <> wrote:
> I have some WebServices that act as a middle man between our client
> applications and our backend repository(CouchDB).  I wanted to create and
> infrastructure where users could enter search criteria to a web service post
> and run a query on those fields and do so in a generic way that isnt vendor
> specific.  I would like my client to be able to do something similar to
> "http://host:port/query?name="bob",birthdatestart="1980/07/04",birthdateend="1981/07/04",hieght="6'1""".
> I basically want the ability to handle any type of query that a user throws
> at me.  But as Im looking it seems like this isnt exactly how CouchDB was
> built.  It seems like I would rather have a set of supported queries such as
> "http://host:port/query=findByBirthdate?birthdatestart="1980/07/04",birthdateend="1981/07/04"".
> Is this true?  I believe that I could accomplish what I want through
> temporary views, but I know these are not desired for production.
> If I can somehow handle dynamic query parameters, is there a way to handle
> which fields from the document to return to the user?
> Thanks for any insight!
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