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From Volker Mische <>
Subject Re: GeoCouch for Apache CouchDB 1.3.x
Date Thu, 25 Oct 2012 14:28:12 GMT
Hi John,

yes, GeoCouch is an extension for Apache CouchDB, this means that you
even need to have a CouchDB server where it runs in.


On 10/25/2012 04:14 PM, john.tiger wrote:
> could the spatial queries, etc be integrated into couchdb a la mongodb
> ?  We would rather run our geo stuff from the same db server.
> On 10/25/2012 06:31 AM, Volker Mische wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I finally found the time to make GeoCouch work with CouchDB 1.3.x (which
>> is HEAD/trunk at the moment). It's on Github now [1].
>> Some of you might wonder, why I did the refactoring myself and haven't
>> used Paul Davis' work [1] or the one from the Refuge project [2]. The
>> most important reason for me was, that I wanted to understand and learn
>> how things are different now. And I learn better if I *do it*, instead
>> of just reading existing code.
>> At Couchbase we also need to change the way we are handling the
>> indexers, this was a good way to see and learn how Apache CouchDB is
>> doing it now, and if we might do it in a similar way.
>> Another point is, that GeoCouch had a few small changes after the Refuge
>> fork, they would have needed to be backported. I also wanted to be based
>> on the most recent version of Apache CouchDB, not the one when the
>> original refactor was made.
>> Anyway, have fun with the new version and help me finding bugs :)
>> [1]
>> [2]
>> [3]
>> Cheers,
>>    Volker

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