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From Volker Mische <volker.mis...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: custom index
Date Mon, 20 May 2013 19:46:35 GMT
On 05/20/2013 09:18 AM, Jürgen Jakobitsch SWC wrote:
> hi,
> 
> i'm totally new to couchdb and need to find out if couchdb is usable
> in my project.
> i need to be able to create a custom index (btree) on
> what was once a table column. 
> i saw that there's an geo spatial extension which was always a sign of
> custom indizes.
> i need to create a special btree (a regex btree) for a certain key in a
> json document that does some magic.
> 
> is something like that doable in couchdb? (holding thumbs)
> 
> any pointer really appreciated.
> 
> wkr j

Hi Jürgen,

custom indexers like GeoCouch are not super easy to do, but possible.
I've written a tutorial about it a long time ago (must be 3 years or so)
[1]. The basic idea should still be the same, the details might be
different.

[1] http://vmx.cx/couchdb/tutorial/indexer.html

Cheers,
  Volker

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