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From Mark Hahn <m...@boutiquing.com>
Subject Re: [ann] couchtato - command line tool to apply 'offline' js functions against all docs in a database
Date Thu, 09 Jun 2011 06:42:09 GMT
Would it be faster to use couchtater to run a one-off search than using a
temporary view?

P.S.  Couchtato does not roll off the tongue.

On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 11:32 PM, Cliffano Subagio <cliffano@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Mark,
>
> No, it doesn't read the db file directly.
>
> Couchtato interacts with CouchDB via couchdb's http api
> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/HTTP_Document_API using Cradle
> https://github.com/cloudhead/cradle .
> It reads the documents using linked list pagination as described here
> http://guide.couchdb.org/draft/recipes.html#fast , Couchtato then applies
> all the functions described in its config file (on filesystem) on each
> document one by one.
> Writing / updating / deleting document are also done via http api.
>
> It can read about 230000 documents (CouchDB server on an external network)
> in about 2.5 minutes, so that's about 1533 docs per second.
>
> The intention of this tool is to provide an easy way to 'do something' with
> documents in couchdb without having to touch the design document on couchdb
> itself.
>
>
> Cheers,
> Cliff.
>
> On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 3:06 PM, Mark Hahn <mark@boutiquing.com> wrote:
>
> > I assume it reads the db file directly.  How does it do writes?
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 5:51 AM, Cliffano Subagio <cliffano@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I'd like to let you know about Couchtato -
> > > https://github.com/cliffano/couchtato
> > > It's a command line tool (using nodejs) that allows you to apply
> > javascript
> > > functions against all documents in a database, 'offline' in the sense
> > that
> > > those javascript functions live in a couchtato config file on your
> local
> > > filesystem instead of a view on CouchDB server.
> > >
> > > Couchtato is also handy for:
> > > - finding documents with a certain criteria
> > > - generating database dumps
> > > - updating, deleting, or counting documents
> > >
> > > Since Couchtato is just a simple command line tool, the users won't
> need
> > to
> > > know much about CouchDB / views / design documents, they only need to
> > know
> > > the database URL and to create some javascript functions - simple
> enough
> > > for
> > > non-developers.
> > >
> > > Hopefully this tool can be useful for someone out there.
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > > Cliff
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Mark Hahn
> > Website Manager
> > mark@boutiquing.com
> > 949-229-1012
> >
>



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Mark Hahn
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mark@boutiquing.com
949-229-1012

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