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From James Marca <jma...@translab.its.uci.edu>
Subject Re: Reactions on ubuntu one dropping couchdb?
Date Tue, 29 Nov 2011 16:48:19 GMT
+1 to getting some more informed discussion on this point.

CouchDB works very well for the applications I am using it for, but I
would love to see an informed critique of how and why CouchDB was
unable to scale for Ubuntu.

Regards, 
James Marca

On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 10:48:06AM +0100, Thomas Koch wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I wonder that there's so few to no reaction about ubuntu one dropping CouchDB 
> and as a consequence also desktopcouch. I'm really sad about this, since I 
> really liked the idea of having my PIM data in CouchDB rather then in SQL 
> (default Akonadi store).
> 
> How do you think about this? Even if the ubuntu people were not able to scale 
> CouchDB, that doesn't seem to be a reason for me to also drop CouchDB on the 
> client. Is desktopcouch a sane concept that could be continued even without 
> Cloudera?
> 
> Maybe they just didn't want to have Erlang on the client?[1]
> 
> [1] http://blog.novacut.com/2011/11/note-on-ubuntu-one-dropping-couchdb.html
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Thomas Koch, http://www.koch.ro
> 
> 
> 
> Bookmarks:
> 
>  * Desktopcouch alternative: https://launchpad.net/dc3
>  * Email archive with CouchDB? http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8276110/how-
> to-implement-an-imap-server-on-top-of-a-couchdb-nosql-data-store

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