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| by Benjamin Young Follow 1 Followers on Jan 06, 2012 |

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Benjamin Young introduces CouchDB, it’s schema-less data store, REST API, HTTP-based replication, plugins such as R-tree and GeoCouch, ways to scale it out and then scaling down with mobile solutions.

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Benjamin Young has been working his way through technologies, gradually moving from ASP to Apache Cocoon to PHP to Apache CouchDB. His search for a “tangible” data store with a user friendly API has landed him at Couchbase where he works on User Experience. Prior to joining Couchbase, he was principle at BigBlueHat where he developed BlueInk, a PHP/MySQL CMS which he is now porting to CouchDB.

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