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From Anand Chitipothu <>
Subject Re: Considering couchdb for webapp
Date Thu, 04 Nov 2010 07:45:40 GMT
2010/11/4 Trond Olsen <>:
> I wondered if someone would like to comment on how suitable couchdb would be
> for a webapp I'm developing?
> The app functions like a traditional desktop application and I need a
> web-based storage solution that users can subscribe to. The documents to be
> stored would mostly range from 1-10kb with occasional larger 1-50mb ones. I
> will need to tag documents and let users retrieve groups of documents by
> tag, but only transmit names/urls and not whole content. In addition, each
> "primary" document might have several other separate "configuration"
> documents associated with it that should be queryable on-demand by users.
> I see that couchdb supports version-control but get scraped when the
> database is compactified. What options are available if I want to
> server-controlled diffs stored in updated documents (both doc and
> attachments)?
> Last question concerns security. Ideally I would like to support both single
> user and groups control per document with private or public access.

Here is a blog post on implementing simple versioning with couchdb.

You may need to implement something in the similar lines.


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