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From Kinley Dorji <kinl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CouchDB's advantages over MongoDB
Date Thu, 14 Apr 2011 15:56:59 GMT
@Sean: Thanks for a great summary of CouchDB's awesomeness. :)

On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 9:01 PM, Nebu Pookins <nebupookins@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 10:40 AM, Sean Copenhaver
> <sean.copenhaver@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Simple that you can have 2 way continuous replication to keep multiple nodes
>> in sync with the full data set. So all nodes could be used for all activity.
>>
>> Usually with the slave configuration the slaves are only for reading so a
>> single node could keep everything in sync.
>
> Thanks Sean, that makes sense. I've just now read another message by
> Luciano Ramalho, where Luciano essentially writes the same in the
> paper at http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/4893
>
> CouchDB was influenced by Lotus Notes, a networked, collaborative
> application suite designed to support users who are often off-line.
> So, CouchDB allows master-master replication, that is, synchronization
> between peer nodes which have received inserts and updates
> independently. MongoDB supports only master-slave replication: only
> one node receives updates and inserts, and replicates to the slaves.
>
> - Nebu
>

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