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From Sean Clark Hess <seanh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Two Concerns
Date Thu, 31 Dec 2009 16:06:39 GMT
Cloudant looks great. So it sounds like even if scalability isn't quite
there. It's so close it will catch up in time to use. Brad, can I get hooked
up with a beta invite?  Do you have any idea of how much it will cost?

On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 8:16 AM, Brad Anderson <brad@sankatygroup.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 10:31 PM, Chris Anderson <jchris@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 6:55 PM, David Van Couvering
> > <david.vancouvering@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Chris, is the CouchDB "vision" and focus going to be more on the
> > > localhost/CouchApp type of solution, or more on a robust, scalable
> > > distributed document database?  My sense is the former, even though I
> > think
> > > CouchDB has a lot of advantages in the latter.
> >
> > No question about it, CouchDB has it's sights set on being able to run
> > at datacenter-scale. Cloudant already has an implementation of
> > partitioning (based on Cliff Moon's Dynomite) which can handle
> > big-data / high-throughput by clustering across many machines. I can't
> > speak for them, but they've expressed interest in rolling this back
> > into the Apache tree, and I imagine a lot of this work will happen in
> > the coming months.
> >
>
> Chris covered our thoughts exactly.  We are running our beta right now to
> iron out the kinks and get some real-world operational experience with a
> CouchDB clustering / distribution layer.  Once the functionality has
> demonstrated some time operating at scale, we will be working to get it
> into
> the wild so more people can test it and contribute enhancements.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Brad Anderson
> http://cloudant.com
>

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