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From Sebastian Cohnen <>
Subject Re: Executing script after insert (Trigger)
Date Tue, 18 May 2010 09:42:58 GMT
the best way to "trigger" such stuff, is to write a tiny application, that listens to the _changes-stream

On 18.05.2010, at 11:36, Kropp, Henning wrote:

> Hi,
> I read about the possibility to "trigger" index updates after an amount
> of inserts. I would like to execute a script after every insert to
> update some logic, for example to update the count of blog posts in the
> db (I believe this example would not make much sense, but still ..)
> Is it generally possible to execute a script/view after every an insert
> in couchdb, besides using validation which I suppose could be used as a
> workaround?
> And/Or is it possible to find out which are new entries after the last
> execution of a view, so one could execute a scheduled script which only
> executes on the new entries? Sticking to the example of counting blog
> posts and suppose I would have hundreds of categories and would only
> like to update the count of the new categories not having to go through
> the rest.
> I am new to couchdb, its concept and erlangen.
> Kind regards

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