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From Noah Slater <>
Subject Re: Distributed over internet ?
Date Fri, 14 Nov 2008 11:56:39 GMT
Hey Samuel,

On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 10:32:48AM +0100, samuel alba wrote:
> I am new to CouchDB and I'd like to know if it's possible to deploy CouchDB
> over different servers over the world to share the same database. Is it
> efficient and could it be secured (I saw CouchDB supports ssl). I guess
> CouchDB was originally designed to distribute a database over a datacenter or
> in a local network.

You can tunnel CouchDB over SSL or any other secure protocol as you wish using
reverse HTTP proxies. The only thing that would effect your ability to
distribute a CouchDB database is your connection speed. CouchDB was designed for
unrestricted distribution capabilities, so have at it!


Noah Slater,

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