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From Ryan Mohr <r...@kumu.io>
Subject Re: CouchDB vs RethinkDB
Date Tue, 05 Nov 2013 22:03:12 GMT
That's essentially what PouchDB has done, yeah?


On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 11:13 AM, Jim Klo <jim.klo@sri.com> wrote:

>
> On Nov 5, 2013, at 11:08 AM, Ryan Mohr <ryan@kumu.io>
>  wrote:
>
> > Rethink caught my interest a little while back too.  Looks like a well
> > designed database and a great collection of tools to support it.
> >
> > The immediate difference that jumped out at me (and the ultimate reason I
> > chose couch over rethink) is that rethink does not and will never support
> > master-master replication.  See this thread for some background:
> > https://github.com/rethinkdb/rethinkdb/issues/1019#issuecomment-19573253
> >
> > Both databases are "distributed" but in different respects.  CouchDB is
> > "distributed" in the same way git is "distributed" (eg we're all equals).
> > RethinkDB is "distributed" in the scaling sense (sharding / cluster-wide
> > queries) but there is always an authoritative master.
> >
>
> It seems to me that one could build an add-on to any database to support
> this I think?  I was actually wondering how difficult it would be to build
> a 'generic replication api' that leverages the same CouchDB replication
> protocol…  Has anyone endeavored to try anything like this?  It seems like
> it should be straight forward.
>
> In a sense it does feel a lot like BigCouch + MongoDB…
>
>
> >
> > On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 3:50 AM, Mark Deibert <mark.deibert@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> @Jim: That _is_ interesting. I read a bit of it, will read more later.
> So
> >> far it seems like Mongo and Couch had a baby.
> >>
> >>
> >> On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 12:35 AM, Jim Klo <jim.klo@sri.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Some friends passed this on to me - looks interesting. Wonder if anyone
> >>> here has any idea how it compares to CouchDB?
> >>>
> >>> http://rethinkdb.com
> >>>
> >>> Best,
> >>>
> >>> - Jim
> >>>
> >>> Jim Klo
> >>> Senior Software Engineer
> >>> SRI International
> >>> t: @nsomnac
> >>>
> >>
>
>

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