Keynote: The history of CouchDB development from a very personal point of view
2009-04-27 Erlang Central
This talk is about the history of CouchDB development from a very personal point of view. I'll talk about my inspirations for CouchDB and why I decided to move my wife and kids to a cheaper place and live off savings to build this thing. I'll discuss how the project has progressed and evolved, the decision to switch to Erlang and the transition to joining the Apache Foundation. It's also about the day to day grind of working alone at home for months on end, how I deal with feeling panic ...