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Auntie on the Couch



Enda Farrell discusses how CouchDB is used by BBC for some of its websites, presenting the context it is deployed in, the operations performed against it, how replication and compacting works, some statistics, and how it is used at scale.


Enda Farrell is a software architects working on the new technology platform used by BBC, being employed in 2006 to lead one of BBC’s main content management systems. Previously, he worked as an engineer and architect at Sapient for 9 years.

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Aug 19, 2010