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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Getting started on CouchDB 3.0, and an introduction
Date Wed, 07 Aug 2019 16:40:11 GMT
Welcome Deni! :)

* * *

Joan, thanks for writing this up. I’ll def work on #1524 and would like to get
at least a basic variant into 3.0.

Best
Jan
—

> On 7. Aug 2019, at 17:52, Joan Touzet <wohali@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> Hi everyone,
> 
> 
> 
> Now that we have a path forward for FoundationDB, we also need to get
> moving on our best-and-greatest CouchDB-as-is release, namely the 3.x
> branch.
> 
> If we were to cut CouchDB 3.0 from master today, we'd already have a lot
> of great new things since 2.3.1:
> 
> * Partitioned DBs
>  * Open PRs: https://github.com/apache/couchdb-documentation/pull/385
> * Cloudant-donated industrial-strength IOQ replacement
> * Cloudant-donated compaction daemon replacement ("smoosh")
> * Cloudant-donated view warmer ("ken")
> * Ready for Cloudant Search, if installed separately (no recompile)
> * Native shard splitting functionality
> * Improved test suite (JavaScript -> Elixir)
> * Erlang 22 support
> * Fix for rare fsync error encountered by Postgres in 2018
> 
> But we planned for a few more things for 3.0, as you can see in the
> "Proposed 3.x" column here:
> 
>  https://github.com/apache/couchdb/projects/1
> 
> It would be good for us to decide which of these are making it into 3.0
> itself. At a minimum, we need #1534. I am actively working on #1523, and
> I know Jan is actively working on #1524.
> 
> There's also the backlog column - we should determine if any of those
> make sense for 3.0 as well. I see a few I'd love to have in there
> personally, but don't have the time to commit to them just now.
> 
> ---
> 
> Also, allow me to introduce Deni Burroughs, who has been lurking on the
> list for a while now. Deni is the dbcore Cloudant Engineering Manager,
> and she'd like to help coordinate getting 3.0 out the door. Her area of
> expertise is in non-technical project management, which is great,
> because we could use more help in keeping our cats corralled! :)
> 
> She and I had a chat a few weeks ago, and now seemed like the best time
> to introduce her to the list. Please make her feel welcome!
> 
> -Joan
> 


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