CouchDB Weekly News, January 26, 2017

Major Discussions

[ANNOUNCEMENT] couch-chakra, a CouchDB Query Server Runtime build with ChakraCore (see thread)

Daniel Munch rewrote the Query Server component of CouchDB in ChakraCore, Microsoft’s Open Source JavaScript engine.

ransom note – couchdb exploit / privilege escalation? (see thread)

A heads up on the recent exploits turns into a brief discussion on 3.0.

Releases in the CouchDB Universe


  • express-pouchdb 2.2.0 – Express submodule with a CouchDB style REST interface to PouchDB.
  • pouch-cli 0.0.1 – A Node.js CLI powered by PouchDB that let you do basic commands on your CouchDB,Cloudant and PouchDB databases.

Opinions and other News in the CouchDB Universe

… and in the PouchDB Universe

CouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

Use Case:

  • couchdb-otp – Experiment to OTPify CouchDB for embedded use in Erlang applications

Stack Overflow:

no public answer yet:

PouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

Stack Overflow:

no public answer 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 with some quick videos

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