CouchDB Weekly News, November 06, 2014

Major Discussions

Improved CouchDB logo (see thread)

Discussion about improving the existing CouchDB logo or changing the logo to a new one with the release of CouchDB 2.0. The first suggestions for a new logo have been submitted to the thread this week.

Releases in the CouchDB Universe

Opinions and other News in the CouchDB Universe

Use Cases, Questions and Answers

No public answer yet:

For more new questions and answers about CouchDB, see these search results.

Get involved!

If you want to get into working on CouchDB:

  • We have an infinite number of open contributor positions on CouchDB. Submit a pull request and join the project!
  • Can you help with Web Design, Development or UX for our Admin Console? No Erlang skills required! – Get in touch with us.
  • Do you want to help moving the CouchDB docs translation forward? We’d love to have you in our L10n team! See our current status and languages we’d like to provide CouchDB docs in on this page. If you’d like to help, don’t hesitate to contact the L10n mailing list on or ping Andy Wenk (awenkhh on IRC).

We’d be happy to have you on board!

New Committers

  • Christian Hogan  (IRC nick: xinnar; Apache ID: ocelotpotpie; Twitter; GitHub) has been elected as a CouchDB Committer.
  • Ben Keen (IRC nick: benjaminkeen; Apache ID: benkeen; Twitter; GitHub) has been elected as a CouchDB Committer.

Welcome to CouchDB, Christian and Ben!


Time to relax!

  • “There’s this idea that productivity means accomplishing tasks as quickly and efficiently as humanly possible. But what if productivity means accomplishing a task with as much creativity, elegance, and ingenuity as possible? I call this approach …”Punk rock productivity
  • “I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how actual progress on a project doesn’t always match the impression of progress—sometimes a lot of code has changed but nothing looks very different, while other times a small change in code gives the sense that the whole project has moved leaps and bounds.” – Show your work: Demonstrating progress on your projects
  • “Trying to juggle a balance between career and balance is hard, especially because we’re always contactable and always on the go. Shutting off from everything can be tricky but we’ve got some tips that will help to lower your blood pressure.” – How to relax

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