CouchDB Weekly News, June 30, 2016

Major Discussions

2.0 & Windows: status update (see thread)

Joan Touzet provides an update on status of the CouchDB 2.0 port to Microsoft Windows.

Releases in the CouchDB Universe


Opinions and other News in the CouchDB Universe

… and in the PouchDB Universe

CouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

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PouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

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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!

  • “A great white shark, on the other hand, has an entirely different type of sleep experience, and it’ll likely wake up not knowing where it is. It turns out that the shark sleeps while swimming in a robot like auto-pilot mode. It’s sleep-swimming if you will, but that’s not a medical condition. The whole thing was captured on video for the first time.” – Video catches great white shark sleep-swimming
  • “Relaxation is not all in the mind. It is a full-body experience as this mindfulness exercise will show you. In this guided meditation, Deepak Chopra invites you to lie down in Savasana with eyes closed and arms at your sides.” – A 4-Minute Meditation for Relaxation by Deepak Chopra
  • “Anyone struggling with stress understands that even a little time to relax can help a lot, and Breathe for iPhone is an app that walks you through simple breathing exercises to help you relax, de-stress, and find a little peace.” – Breathe for iPhone Walks You Through Breathing and Relaxation Exercises
  • “Paint: has it ever been so hypnotic?” – Watch Paint Spill into Beautifully Soothing Patterns
  • “We’ll admit it: Being a human is hard. In the GPS Guide below, reader Shakti Rose shares some soothing mantras to help you deal with the complexities of life. Read them when you’re struggling with a problem, feeling low in self-esteem or having any other stressful moments. You’ll be back to a better state of mind in no time.” – These Mantras Will Soothe Your Soul In A Matter Of Minutes
  • “In times of stress or hardship, music can be a portable safe space that provides an escape from whatever is going on in the world. Music lovers everywhere put on headphones and tune out their surroundings, finding that a relaxing melody can sometimes be the best medicine.” – Listen to This: De-stress to a calming playlist for a taxing week

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