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CouchDB
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| by Will Leinweber on Apr 13, 2011 |
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Summary
CouchDB is a schema-free document database. But now that the NoSQL movement is in full swing, there are several document databases to choose from, so why choose Couch? Two things really set CouchDB apart from the rest: its map/reduce views and its RESTful API. Since the API is RESTful, you can easily use Couch from any platform that can talk HTTP. The benefits go way beyond that, though.

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Bio

Will Leinweber is been using CouchDB exclusively for the last year and half and recently became a maintainer of the couchrest gem. Currently he's a cofounder at merge.fm which merges fans and musicians during the songwriting process. Will (infrequently) blogs at bitfission.com/, and is @leinweber on twitter.

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