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Presentation: CouchDB and Me

In this presentation from RubyFringe, Damien Katz, the creator of CouchDB, explains how CouchDB came to be.
Damien explains how he decided to build a database that incorporated some ideas he'd liked in Lotus Notes, in particular the idea of a document-oriented database. Damien explains why he chose Erlang, how the CouchDB came to be an Apache project and much more, in particular how he managed to create and work on a project like this.
Watch Damien Katz on "CouchDB and Me".

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