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From Paul Hammant <p...@hammant.org>
Subject Re: CouchDB 2.0 blog series
Date Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:50:20 GMT
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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