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From "Paul Davis" <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Distributed over internet ?
Date Fri, 14 Nov 2008 15:54:23 GMT
Noah,

Any thoughts about preferring an ssh tunnel?

Paul

On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 6:56 AM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> Hey Samuel,
>
> On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 10:32:48AM +0100, samuel alba wrote:
>> I am new to CouchDB and I'd like to know if it's possible to deploy CouchDB
>> over different servers over the world to share the same database. Is it
>> efficient and could it be secured (I saw CouchDB supports ssl). I guess
>> CouchDB was originally designed to distribute a database over a datacenter or
>> in a local network.
>
> You can tunnel CouchDB over SSL or any other secure protocol as you wish using
> reverse HTTP proxies. The only thing that would effect your ability to
> distribute a CouchDB database is your connection speed. CouchDB was designed for
> unrestricted distribution capabilities, so have at it!
>
> Best,
>
> --
> Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater
>

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