Tag Archives: Damien Katz

  • CouchDB and Erlang: Mobile and Flexible
    2011-03-21 Erlang Central

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    Erlang is ideal for writing robust highly concurrent applications and allows for a flexible design that is easily scalable and readily extensible. CouchDB's replication and sync capabilities make it ideal as a datastore on mobile devices. What happens when you put all these components two together? During his talk, Damien Katz will provide a brief introduction to CouchDB, illustrate how CouchDB functions as a datastore for mobile devices and the challenges of porting to mobile environments like ...


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  • Keynote: The history of CouchDB development from a very personal point of view
    2009-04-27 Erlang Central

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    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 ...


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