CouchDB Weekly News, February 18, 2016

Releases in the CouchDB Universe

  • couchdb-dump 2.2.1 (Node) – Tools to dump, modify, and load documents in CouchDB from the command line. (Same basic concept as mysqldump, but much more and for CouchDB).
  • couchdb-jwt-store-redis 1.0.0 (Node) – A Redis-backed session store for couchdb-jwt.
  • dbdb (Node) – Simple db layer. Supports only Cloudant/CouchDB at the moment.
  • replication-monitor 0.1.4 (Python) – AvanceDB Replication Monitor – a GTK+ tool for AvanceDB, CouchDB, PouchDB and Cloudant
  • rx-couch 1.4.0 (Node) – RxJS-flavored APIs for CouchDB
  • tagesdecke 0.3.0 (Node) – A thin access library for CouchDB


Opinions and other News in the CouchDB Universe

… and in the PouchDB Universe

CouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

Use Case:

Stack Overflow:

no public answer yet:

PouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

No public answer on Stack Overflow yet:

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

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!
  • Do you want to help us with the work on the new CouchDB website? Get in touch on our new website mailing list and join the website team! –
  • The CouchDB advocate marketing programme is just getting started. Join us in CouchDB’s Advocate Hub!
  • CouchDB has a new wiki. Help us move content from the old to the new one!
  • 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 welcome you on board!


Job opportunities for people with CouchDB skills

Time to relax!

  • “…Your brain needs an adjustment period to get out of work mode. Otherwise you’ll keep going and going until you just pass out in bed. By establishing a shutdown ritual, you can wind down the activities of the day and let your brain know it’s time to get into a different mode.” – Make a “Shutdown Ritual” So You Can Actually Relax at Night
  • “Perhaps my favorite though is to make a game plan—exerting whatever control you have over a stressful situation is better than living with the feeling that you have no control at all, and can do a world of good to making even an overwhelming situation feel manageable.” – 15 Ways to Manage Stress and Learn to Relax
  • “How do I take a break from stress? By ice skating outside. There’s nothing like it to put me in the present moment and out of my head. I love how the ice feels when I glide. There’s nothing like getting out there in the seconds after the Zamboni leaves the ice. The ice is so pure and smooth. The air is crisp. It’s sensory heaven to me.” – Take a break from stress and share how you relax
  • “Relaxation of the body and mind are important due to high levels of stress brought about by living in the modern society. Here is a list of good relaxation techniques that will work instantly and will cost you nothing.” – 16 Good Relaxation Techniques to Relax Your Body and Mind Instantly
  • “…While anxiety over looming deadlines or rocky relationships can make you break out into stress blotches, it can also act as a motivator, a red flag, an ego-booster, and the catalyst for you to find your voice of reason. The only time it has to stay a negative feeling is if you choose to make it so.” – 7 Ways To Make Stress Work For You, Because Sometimes You Can’t Get Rid of It
  • “If you’re trying to get comfortable with negotiating, speaking in public, or other scary activities, psychologists often recommend exposure therapy.” – Scientific tricks to beat stress, anxiety, and fear

… and also in the news

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