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From Metin Akat <akat.me...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Importing from CSV or MySQL DUMP
Date Mon, 19 Oct 2009 07:14:28 GMT
couchdb-python has quite decent documentation inside the source code
as doc strings.
you can read them like this:
import couchdb
help(couchdb)

And the API documentation isn't bad at all.


On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 3:11 PM, AnotherNetFellow
<anothernetfellow@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Metin,
> I was using this one: http://couchdbkit.org/.
>
> I've downloaded couchdb-python, but i find it very difficult to be used.
> There isn't any tipe of documentation (but the API manual, that has some
> code examples, most of them broken).
>
> Any idea? Do you know where I can find some examples?
>
> Thankyou!
>
> 2009/10/16 Metin Akat <akat.metin@gmail.com>
>
>> Sure :)
>> If you don't know how to write couchdb-python models, here is a good
>> example:
>> http://bitbucket.org/bbangert/kai/src/c5a69c10aa0c/kai/model/human.py
>>
>> You can learn a lot by studying that application's source.
>>
>> Regards
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 6:26 PM, AnotherNetFellow
>> <anothernetfellow@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Thankyou Metin.
>> > Just a question: are you using http://code.google.com/p/couchdb-python/?
>> >
>> > (i'm referring to the "import couchdb" line)
>> >
>> > Thankyou!
>> >
>> > 2009/10/16 Metin Akat <akat.metin@gmail.com>
>> >
>> >> Hi,
>> >> Writing such an import script is really simple. I doubt it that there
>> >> can be "something ready", because it would have to be very flexible in
>> >> order to do some real work.
>> >>
>> >> See the example I am attaching to this mail.
>> >> I use such scripts constantly.
>> >> Pay a special attention at the "bulk insert" part, otherwise you will
>> >> have serious performance issues.
>> >> The csv module I am importing here is not a part of the standard
>> >> library so you will have to install python-csv (or whatever is it
>> >> called in your distro).
>> >> Also read that module's documentation in order to choose the right csv
>> >> dialect for your needs.
>> >>
>> >> By no means this is the "perfect" way of importing csv documents, but
>> >> it does the job for me, I hope you'll find it useful too.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 4:36 PM, AnotherNetFellow
>> >> <anothernetfellow@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> > Hi,
>> >> > i'm testing CouchDB as an alternative to MySQL (using python rewriting
>> my
>> >> > application data model doesn't seem so difficult).
>> >> >
>> >> > To have some bench i want to put in it something like 3 million
>> entries
>> >> and
>> >> > see the get/put/delete latency. I have this data available in CSV
>> format,
>> >> or
>> >> > in alternative to this i can import them in MySQL and then export
>> >> everything
>> >> > in SQL language.
>> >> >
>> >> > Do you know if there is a simple way to import everything on couch
db?
>> >> >
>> >> > I think i can write a python script to read a csv file and put all
>> >> entries
>> >> > in couch, but hope something similar has already been written.
>> >> >
>> >> > Thankyou very much
>> >> >
>> >> > Giorgio
>> >> >
>> >> > --
>> >> > --
>> >> > AnotherNetFellow
>> >> > Email: anothernetfellow@gmail.com
>> >> >
>> >>
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > --
>> > AnotherNetFellow
>> > Email: anothernetfellow@gmail.com
>> >
>>
>
>
>
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