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From Benoit Chesneau <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache CouchDB 1.1.0 has been released
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 13:12:26 GMT
On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Robert Newson <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Apache CouchDB 1.1.0 has been released and is available for download:
>
>        http://couchdb.apache.org/downloads.html
>
> Changes in this release:
>
>  * Native SSL support.
>  * Added support for HTTP range requests for attachments.
>  * Added built-in filters for `_changes`: `_doc_ids` and `_design`.
>  * Added configuration option for TCP_NODELAY aka "Nagle".
>  * Allow wildcards in vhosts definitions.
>  * More granular ETag support for views.
>  * More flexible URL rewriter.
>  * Added OS Process module to manage daemons outside of CouchDB.
>  * Added HTTP Proxy handler for more scalable externals.
>  * Added `_replicator` database to manage replications.
>  * Multiple micro-optimizations when reading data.
>  * Added CommonJS support to map functions.
>  * Added `stale=update_after` query option that triggers a view update after
>   returning a `stale=ok` response.
>  * More explicit error messages when it's not possible to access a file due
>   to lack of permissions.
>  * Added a "change password"-feature to Futon.
>
> Apache CouchDB is a document-oriented database that can be queried and indexed
> in a MapReduce fashion using JavaScript. CouchDB also offers incremental
> replication with bi-directional conflict detection and resolution.
>
> CouchDB provides a RESTful JSON API than can be accessed from any environment
> that allows HTTP requests. There are myriad third-party client libraries that
> make this even easier from your programming language of choice. CouchDB's built
> in Web administration console speaks directly to the database using HTTP
> requests issued from your browser.
>
> CouchDB is written in Erlang, a robust functional programming language ideal for
> building concurrent distributed systems. Erlang allows for a flexible design
> that is easily scalable and readily extensible.
>
> Your Eternal Servant
>
> Robert Newson
>

Thanks for the release! I owe you a beer.

- benoit

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