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From Nicholas Orr <>
Subject Re: couchdb Comparison
Date Wed, 07 Oct 2009 13:52:28 GMT
On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 11:53 PM, Rob Stewart
<> wrote:
> <snip>
> Finally.. the dumbest question of all. I realise that CouchDB is a document
> based database system. But, what are the tools at a users' peril to
> manipulate the returned data. e.g. In a typical DBMS, one could: " select *
> from CarList list where list.colour='blue'  ". Or perhaps a SQL join
> statement, or perhaps a filter statement similar to the Pig filter command.
>  So is there functionality within CouchDB for this sort of record
> manipulation, or do I need to code in some other format to create these
> sorts of functions?

You need to create "views" via a Map/Reduce function:
Where an RDBMS like MySQL/Oracle/MSSQL have SQL. CouchDB has
Map/Reduce to query the data


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