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From Harald Kisch <>
Subject Re: Mobile sync use cases
Date Fri, 16 Mar 2012 20:16:28 GMT
Hi Chris,

using decentral data storage on mobile devices for working together on the
same data and get notices of changes for our user defined conflict
resolutions management would be a great benefit to our work.


On 16.03.12 20:02, "Chris Anderson" <> wrote:

> Hello CouchDB users,
> I know some of you are interested in the potential of CouchDB style
> sync, to bring offline data access to users on mobile devices.
> Couchbase has invested a lot of time into building CouchDB compatible
> implementations for mobile devices. [1]
> We are getting to the point in the product development cycle where we
> need to make some hard decisions, about which use cases to prioritize,
> and which cases are better left to fend for themselves. I have a few
> questions which will help us know what the bulk of the users are
> thinking of doing on mobile platforms.
> If you prefer to reply privately, feel free to email me at jchris at
> or jchris at - thanks in advance!
> Are you interested in a solution that bridges big data on the server,
> with user-level subsets on the phone? Eg the data in the cloud would
> be in a repository that contains all of the user data, with queries to
> split out the data for a given user. (Think filtered replication on
> steroids.)
> Or is it more about keeping a single user's data up to date across
> their devices? This is more like Apple iCloud or Dropbox, and would
> have less need for a centralized consolidated database and advanced
> query based sync filtering.
> Is there a collaborative aspect to your data? Will disconnected users
> potentially be working on the same data and generating conflicting
> edits?
> Cheers!
> Chris
> [1]

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