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From Brad Rhoads <bdr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Update (Erlang) Android-Couchbase Viable?
Date Sat, 20 Jul 2013 00:32:41 GMT
We may switch,  but it's a major conversion for us to move from an Android
app wrapping a couchapp to PhoneGap. Plus Couchbase Lite doesn't support
views or lists, which our couchapp uses.
On Jul 19, 2013 6:15 PM, "Jens Alfke" <jens@couchbase.com> wrote:

>
> On Jul 19, 2013, at 1:22 AM, Huber Hermann <Hermann.Huber@ait.ac.at
> <mailto:Hermann.Huber@ait.ac.at>> wrote:
>
> I'm also using the rather old mobile version on android devices and ask
> myself if it's a good deal to replace it with couchbase lite (didn't test
> it yet). Are there any plans to release and possibly maintain a mobile
> version of couchdb?
>
> In my (biased) opinion, you should definitely switch to Couchbase Lite.
> The Android version is still pre-release, but Traun Leyden is working on it
> full-time now and making a lot of progress. You could also look at PouchDB.
>
> CouchDB is inherently going to be bigger and slower than a more-native
> equivalent. In our experience there is quite a lot of overhead to running
> an Erlang VM on a mobile device, especially since Erlang has a fairly slow
> interpreter without any JIT optimizations.
>
> —Jens
>

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