Ruby on the Couch Eating Potatoes

The talk will give a brief introduction to CouchDB and move on to explain how to get started with developing applications. I will go through the existing frameworks available (including my own called Couch Potato) and show the advantages and problems. I will be coding live showing how people can get started with a simple …

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SQL vs NoSQL Panel

SQL vs NoSQL Panel at the November 2009 OpenSQLCamp in Portland, Oregon. Moderated by Ronald Bradford of SQL: Brian Aker – Drizzle; Monty Widenius – MariaDB; Selena Deckelmann – PostgreSQL NoSQL: Eric Evans – Cassandra; Mike Dirolf – MongoDB, Mike Miller – CouchDB

CouchDB: Relaxing Offline JavaScript

CouchDB’s web API and offline replication capabilities make it ideally suited to power a sea-change in the relationships between users and service providers. This video gives a 10,000 foot overview of CouchDB, as well as discusses the benefits and challenges of writing applications that can be replicated transparently from the cloud to local machines.