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From Oliver Boermans <>
Subject Re: no distributing couchdb?
Date Sun, 15 Nov 2009 00:42:27 GMT
Hi Jim,
The concept you may be missing is commonly called "Eventual
Consistency" this CouchDB book has a dedicated chapter:


2009/11/15 James Leek <>:
> It seems to me that couchdb is not really what one would call a distributed
> database.  You can replicate a database to different nodes (computers) and
> sync them, but view computation is not distributed like google's MapReduce
> is.  Is this correct?

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