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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: CouchDB 2.0 blog series
Date Wed, 20 Jul 2016 17:32:43 GMT
I’m not ready to call this secure by default. A newly created database is still world read/writable.
We want to address this in future major releases, but  I wouldn’t boast about this just
yet.

Best
Jan
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> On 20 Jul 2016, at 18:50, Paul Hammant <paul@hammant.org> wrote:
> 
> In terms of topics for a CouchDB 2.x news cycle, there perhaps should be
> one on "secure-by default" (no more admin party). That is a large feature
> difference to v1.6.x.
> 
> - Paul
> 
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 4:07 PM, Jenn Turner <jenn@thehoodiefirm.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hello there!
>> 
>> We’re getting closer to releasing CouchDB 2.0 and leading up to its
>> official
>> release, we want to publish a series of blog posts examining topics like
>> the
>> history of the project, differences between the 2.0 and 1.0 architecture,
>> unpacking the new features, and so forth.
>> 
>> To accomplish this **we need your help**, we need 7-8 CouchDB users to help
>> write these posts. Don’t worry, we’re not after Shakespeare here, just
>> introducing an idea in 200-300 words, to get folks interested in CouchDB
>> 2.0.
>> I’ll be available to help with editing and coordinating the publication
>> schedule.
>> 
>> Ideally, we’ll be able to release two posts a week, one on Monday and
>> Wednesday, with the weekly news still going out on Thursdays, so we’re not
>> over saturating the blog. Jan Lehnardt has volunteered to kick off the
>> series
>> next week, with a post on the The Road to CouchDB 2.0 on Monday.
>> 
>> That means we need a volunteer to write one for next Wednesday, July 27.
>> We’re
>> still tossing around ideas for giving the 7-8 authors of these posts a
>> special
>> kind of CouchDB swag, if that helps. :)
>> 
>> Below is a list of topics (also important: if you have an idea for a topic
>> you
>> **don’t see** below, please let us know!):
>> 
>> **The Road to CouchDB 2.0**: (Jan)
>> \- History of the big Couch fork
>> \- Cloudant
>> \- Big Couch merge announcement
>> \- Davisphack (rnewson on the couch)
>> \- Windsor merge
>> \- New build system
>> \- Cluster setup
>> \- Tests! Tests! Tests!
>> \- RC1
>> 
>> **The CouchDB 2.0 Architecture**: (need volunteer)
>> \- Dynamo
>> \- BigCouch
>> \- Cluster/Shards/Consistency
>> 
>> **Release Candidates**: (need volunteer)
>> \- Please test:
>> \- Install
>>  \- 1 node
>>  \- 3 node
>>  \- n node
>> \- App Devs &amp; Library devs:
>> \- Run your software against each
>> \- Fix any issues on your side
>> \- Report any issues to us
>> 
>> **Migration Guide**: (need volunteer)
>> \- 99% is the same
>> \- update_seq is opaque string now
>> \- Changes feed can include duplicates
>> \- JS apps using /_utils/*.js: copy 1.6 files and put into your apps
>> \- /_config is not available on the cluster, but there is
>> /_node/&lt;fqdn&gt;/
>> _config/ for your setup needs, make sure you do it on all nodes
>> \- Test suites:
>> \- If you are creating and deleting databases in quick succession, start
>> using
>> unique db names (and add cleanup)
>> 
>> New features posts
>> \- **Feature: compactor** (need volunteer)
>> \- faster
>> \- lower i/o
>> \- more compact files
>> \- faster post compaction files
>> 
>> \- **Feature: replicator** (need volunteer)
>> \- TBD
>> 
>> \- **Feature: fauxton** (need volunteer)
>> \- Complete rewrite
>> \- First Backbone
>> \- Now React
>> \- Extendable
>> 
>> \- **Feature: Mango query** (need volunteer)
>> \- Import from Cloudant Query
>> \- MongoDB-inspired query language
>> \- Create indexes
>> \- Query patterns
>> 
>> \- **Miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes** (need volunteer)
>> \- /_db_updates gets persisted, supports ?since like changes
>> \- Preview: view based changes
>> \- Uses rebar under the hood for building, ditched autotools \o/
>> 
>> Also, if you have an idea of someone who would be a good candidate to write
>> one of these blog posts, let me know so I can reach out to them.
>> 
>> Please help us get the community excited for the changes coming to
>> CouchDB. :D
>> :D :D
>> 
>> Cheers!
>> 
>> 
>> Jenn Turner
>> 
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