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From Andy Wenk <a...@nms.de>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] ubuntu precise couchdb packages available
Date Thu, 13 Feb 2014 09:19:48 GMT
Hi Dave,

wow super awesome! We need to spread this to the social media channels. And
furthermore I suggest to write a blog post. I can do that if no one
disagrees.

Thanks a lot :)

Cheers

Andy

On 13 February 2014 10:03, Garren Smith <garren@apache.org> wrote:

> Thats great news. Thanks to everyone involved.
>
>
> On 13 Feb 2014, at 4:40 AM, Dave Cottlehuber <dch@thecouchfirm.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi everybody,
> >
> > I’m delighted to announce the availability of Apache CouchDB Ubuntu
> > Precise (12.04) packages, with integrated upstart support.
> >
> > These have been contributed with support from Mobius Medical Systems,
> > LP [1],  who use Apache CouchDB in their product Mobius3D/FX for
> > oncology and radiology, and funded the development of this work
> > through the Couch Firm [2].
> >
> > This would not have been possible without the assistance of Jason
> > DeRose (who has lead the 1.5.0 package going into the next Ubuntu
> > Trusty release), and Noah Slater, who was surprised on reviewing the
> > package to find so much of his original work there ;-).
> >
> > Installation should be straightforward, usual caveats around making
> > backup before upgrading precautions apply, noting that between 1.0.1
> > and 1.5.0 there are a number of key changes, including the on-disk
> > data format used by the .couch files was upgraded. Although it
> > *should* keep your dbs intact and do the right thing for your
> > local.ini files, always have a backup - or two!
> >
> > ```shell
> > sudo apt-get install python-software-properties -y
> > sudo add-apt-repository ppa:couchdb/stable -y
> > sudo apt-get update -y
> > # remove any existing couchdb
> > sudo apt-get remove couchdb couchdb-bin couchdb-common -yf
> > # see my shiny 1.5.0 goodness
> > sudo apt-get install -V couchdb
> >    Reading package lists... Done
> >    Building dependency tree
> >    Reading state information... Done
> >    The following extra packages will be installed:
> >       couchdb-bin (1.5.0-0ubuntu2)
> >       couchdb-common (1.5.0-0ubuntu2)
> >       couchdb (1.5.0-0ubuntu2)
> >     … Y …
> >
> > # manage via upstart
> > sudo stop couchdb
> >    couchdb stop/waiting
> > sudo start couchdb
> >    couchdb start/running, process 3541
> > …
> > ```
> >
> > You can of course modify or duplicate the /etc/init/couchdb.conf
> > script, to support running multiple couchdb instances or users on the
> > same box.
> >
> > Note there's also a `couchdb/dev` ppa which will be used for testing
> > and updating the next release, e.g. the upcoming 1.6.0, before
> > switching it over to the stable branch once it's had enough eyes on
> > it.
> >
> > Feedback welcome!
> >
> > A+
> > Dave
> > dch@thecouchfirm.com
> > dch@jsonified.com
> > dch@apache.org
> >
> > [1]: http://www.mobiusmed.com/
> > [2]: http://thecouchfirm.com/
>
>


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