couchdb-user mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Jeroen Janssen <>
Subject Re: formal database schema?
Date Mon, 09 Apr 2012 14:41:51 GMT

Not sure if this is what you are looking for, but there is a draft
JSON schema specification at which is "a JSON
based format for defining the structure of JSON data".

Best regards,


On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 4:34 PM, Kevin R. Coombes
<> wrote:
> Hi,
> We just had a manuscript that describes three applications of CouchDB in
> bioinformatics  accepted with minor revisions.  (I think this will be the
> first paper describing a CouchDB application in the area of bioinformatics.)
> One of the requested minor changes is for "schematics, data models, etc".
>  I'm sure that the reviewer is thinking about the kinds of schema diagrams
> that can easily be supplied for a relational database.  Other than a table
> or a screenshot showing the reviewer what a typical document looks like in
> these databases, does anyone know of equivalent tools or diagrams to
> describe a document-oriented database? Are there any (formal) design or
> document conventions that have evolved or are evolving for describing
> databases built using Couch?
>    Kevin
> In case anyone wants to take a look at the applications, here are the URLs:
> geneSmash
> drugBase
> HapMap-CN

View raw message