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From Chris Anderson <>
Subject Re: Stuffing: a Ruby on Rails plugin to add CouchDB to existing ActiveRecord models
Date Mon, 09 Feb 2009 02:47:19 GMT
On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 6:21 PM, Paul Campbell <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been very quiet around these parts, but I've noticed that there
> are plenty of users on here that use Ruby/Rails. I've been working on
> some CMS stuff backed with CouchDB and decided to do some abstracting
> so that I could get my blog up and running off CouchDB. I thought you
> might be interested in this:
> Basically, it's a plugin that lets you use CouchDB with existing (or
> new) ActiveRecord SQL models. You basically don't ever have to leave
> ActiveRecord or SQL, but you get a bonus attribute (your 'stuffing')
> that is a hash that persists to CouchDB.

This is really cool. Back when we'd heard of Couch, but weren't yet
using it, we had a Rails plugin that serialized schemaless hashes to
JSON strings in Postgres. What you have sounds even better, what with
the actual Couch and all.


Chris Anderson

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