CouchDB Weekly News, April 27, 2017

Major Discussions

Official CouchDB docker image moved (see thread)
The official CouchDB Docker image has moved to GitHub.

Debian/Ubuntu 2.0 packages – beta test ready! (see thread)
Debian & Ubuntu CouchDB 2.0.0 packages are ready for BETA testing. These packages support full auto-configuration and upgrades from CouchDB 1.x.

Scheduling Replicator (see thread)
There’s a proposal to merge two pull requests to update replication by introducing  a status monitoring API and updated documentation.

Releases in the CouchDB Universe

  • clusterpost-provider 1.3.0 – This is an Hapi plugin to Execute jobs in remote computing grids using a REST api.
  • couchbeam_amuino 1.4.3-amuino.6 (Erlang) – Erlang CouchDB client + fixes
  • couchdiff 0.3.0 – A command-line utility to calculate the difference between two Cloudant/CouchDB databases. It operates in one of three modes
  • easton – GeoSpatial Indexer for CouchDB 2.0
  • excel-couchdb-import 3.0.0 – imports Excel files (*.xls, *.xslx) into CouchDB/PouchDB documents, and transforms the sheets into JSON.
  • hastings – GeoSpatial Search for CouchDB 2.0
  • rest-on-couch 4.2.0 – Interface to CouchDB that allows the control of permissions on the documents.


Opinions and other News in the CouchDB Universe

… and in the PouchDB Universe

CouchDB Use Cases, Questions and Answers

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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!


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