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From Suhail Ahmed <suhail...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CouchDB and Hadoop
Date Fri, 16 Apr 2010 08:12:37 GMT
Sure It can be done but for me the whole Java to Erlang layer would be a
mess since they are so different. The better way to go about doing this
would to be implement a distributed file system like Hadoop underneath Couch
for same effect.

On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 1:16 AM, Steve-Mustafa Ismail Mustafa <
m.i.mustafa@gmail.com> wrote:

> I swear, I spent over an hour going through the mailing list trying to find
> an answer.
>
> I know that CouchDB is a document oriented DB and I know that Hadoop is a
> File System and that both implement Map/Reduce.  But is it possible to have
> them stacked with Hadoop being the FS in use and CouchDB being the DB? This
> way, wouldn't you get the distributed/clustered FS abilities of Hadoop in
> addition to the powerful retrieval abilities of CouchDB?
>
> If its not possible, and I suspect that it is so, _why_? Don't they operate
> on two seperate levels? Wouldn't CouchDB sort of replace HBase?
>
> Thanks in advance for any and all replies
>

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