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From Robert Newson <robert.new...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CouchDB's advantages over MongoDB
Date Thu, 14 Apr 2011 13:51:44 GMT
'Unlimited document size" - Not true.
"Atomic Bulk Operations" -- Not in the sense you probably mean.

B.

2011/4/14 Daniel Itaboraí <itaborai83@gmail.com>:
> I'm trying to come up with some of CouchDB's advantages over MongoDB. Mongo
> seems to have some advantages on easier "queriability" and overall speed
> (this is really an understatement, but I´m looking forward for the snappy
> compression and the NIF interface stuff).
>
>
> So far, I've come up with the following:
>
>   -
>
>   Crash Proof durability (not having to replicate to achieve durability as
>   a best practice)
>   -
>
>   Changes feed (for doing real time analytics, for example)
>   -
>
>   Incremental map/reduce
>   -
>
>   Concurrent reads during writes (no global server write lock, even if it
>   is a fast one)
>   -
>
>   Unlimited document size
>   -
>
>   Linked Documents in views
>   -
>
>   Server side programmability (shows, lists, update handlers, validation
>   functions).
>
>   - Atomic Bulk Operations
>
>
>
> I'd love to hear some more or even be corrected when necessary, but I feel
> that for the uninitiated, it is hard to fully understand the strengths and
> weaknesses of both products, as well as the operational implications of
> each. Couch's weaknesses, unfortunately, seems to be a bit more evident at
> first, despite it being a rock solid technology.
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Daniel
>
>
> ps:. I had posted this to r/couchdb over at reddit, but that seems like a
> wasteland these days.
>

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