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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] ubuntu precise couchdb packages available
Date Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:16:25 GMT
Also, let's get this put on the website.

On 13 February 2014 11:14, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> Dave, are you up for doing a blog post?
>
> On 13 February 2014 10:19, Andy Wenk <andy@nms.de> wrote:
>> 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/
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Andy Wenk
>> Hamburg - Germany
>> RockIt!
>>
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>> http://www.pg-praxisbuch.de
>>
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>>
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>
>
>
> --
> Noah Slater
> https://twitter.com/nslater



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