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From Michael Power <>
Subject Re: Couchdb for android
Date Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19:13:41 GMT
Is couchbase lite compatible with couchdb?

On 6/16/15, 12:08 PM, "Brad Rhoads" <> wrote:

>Our app ( was built on that CouchDB build.
>It works on 2.X up, including 4.X. But it's not easy to get going and
>there's no support and little documentation. Couchbase Lite is the way
>to go for new projects.
>BTW - By works I mean mostly works. But memory is an issue, especially
>with replication.
>On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 12:33 PM, Alexander Shorin <> wrote:
>> There is still available CouchDB 1.2-beta build for Android made by
>> Dale Harvey (iirc) that might be work only for 2.x androids.
>> The main issues of it were Erlang (it size is huge ~60MB) and not
>> optimal battery usage in comparison with native solutions. All other
>> features worked fine.
>> So, technically, someone could take this work on support, but it will
>> loose native solutions like Cloudant Sync or Couchbase Lite (former
>> TouchDB) by all points except "it's native CouchDB".
>> --
>> ,,,^..^,,,
>> On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 9:02 PM, Michael Power
>> <> wrote:
>>> CouchDB Users,
>>> I have seen that a couchbase android project exists.  But that is for couchbase.
 Is there a way to use couchdb in an android environment? Closest thing I see is this:
>>> Which looks like too much
work.  Any work we do to make it work on android we would have to continue to support.  Puts
a larger barrier to adoption verses something like SQLLite.
>>> Michael Power
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