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From Roman Geber <>
Subject Re: Question on what is CouchDB's strength
Date Mon, 12 Dec 2011 10:27:03 GMT

for me one of the greatest strength is its capability to store the apps
used to work with your data. Couchapps take some getting used to, but
they are very convineint and fully integrated.

I wrote a blog post about couchdb's features and linked some of the
resources I use a lot here:


On 12/12/2011 02:41 AM, jack chrispoo wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am new to CouchDB. I and my friends have been evaluating several
> datastores including Cassandra, HBase, MongoDB, CouchDB in terms of update,
> read, insert, scan throughput and latency. In our tests CouchDB performs
> worst in all tests. I once read about some saying that because CouchDB is
> written in Erlang, throughput and lantency is not CouchDB's strength. So
> can someone tell me some advantages of CouchDB compared to other
> datastores? I did look into views, but it seems that other datastores have
> similar funtionalities - MongoDB can also execute javascript to generate
> result, HBase has filter. So what exactly is CouchDB's strength?
> I'll be grateful to any comments, Thanks,
> jack

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