Snakes on a Couch! Using Python with CouchDB
Sep 23, 2010, 17:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Even if you're not a database wonk, you've probably been
hearing some talk about this newfangled thing called CouchDB. For
one thing, the new Ubuntu desktop uses it for things like the
addressbook and Tomboy notes. So what is CouchDB, anyway?
"What is CouchDB?
"If you're familiar with old-style relational databases, like
MySQL, Postgres and Oracle ... forget all of it.
"Couch is part of the new "NoSQL" movement, where your data,
rather than living in one massive relational database on a single
server, may be distributed on many machines across the web. Or it
might be sitting in a DesktopCouch database on your local desktop
"To get started with couch, first install couchdb. It's probably
available through your distro's package manager."