Apache CouchDB, commonly referred to as CouchDB, is an open source database that focuses on ease of use and on being "a database that completely embraces the web". It is a NoSQL database that uses JSON to store data, JavaScript as its query language using MapReduce and HTTP for an API. One of its ...

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Reverse proxy CouchDB web frontend (Futon) without exposing CouchDB API

Is it possible to just reverse proxy Futon, without exposing the CouchDB root and RESTful API? I have the following nginx config: server { # This should never be hit, as the port isn't open, # ...
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can't connect to couchdb remotely

I am trying to connect to Couchdb remotely, however, I just get Unable to connect . I can ssh into the server (actually just a Raspberry pi currently) through an ASUS router. netstat -an | ...
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Autoscaling with Nodejs on Google Compute Engine

I am trying to get my backend stuff up and running and I am looking into the best way to save money, my app does api request usually between 8:30 am and 8:30 at night, with the morning, lunch and ...
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Howto use CouchDB behind Apache reverse proxy?

I just installed CouchDB from source on my Debian with apache 2.4.10. $ curl http://localhost:5984/ ...
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Couchdb service shuts down a second after start

I'm having problems getting the couchdb service running. When I start it, it only lives for a second or so before shutting itself down. Here's an example - first a status command showing it's inactive....
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Failure installing and running couchdb on Lubuntu

I'm trying to get started using CouchDB on a laptop where I recently installed Lubuntu (15.10). I'm having strange issues.. Yesterday, I installed CouchDB (sudo apt-get install couchdb) and it ran ...
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Apache couchDB service terminates on Windows 10 Single language

After rebboting the machine the Apache CouchDB service seems to be stopped, if we manually starts , its getting started. Ihave checked the eventviewer got the folowing errors. Kindly help me t o ...
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Docker no space left on device [closed]

I have a Fedora/couchdb image running on my home server for the purpose of storing data collected for research. However, I recently had a problem accessing the CouchDB interface and so I attempted to ...
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configure CouchDB with Lets Encrypt SSL certificate

What i would like to do: Now I'm using a self signed SSL certificate which works wonderful. But I would like to replace them with an official one of lets encrypt. What i have (self signed certificate)...
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CouchDB Authentication and Security

i used this link to install CouchDB on virtual machine http://depth-first.com/articles/2010/01/28/pubcouch-install-couchdb-on-ubuntu-karmic-from-source/ everything goes fine, after that i tried to ...
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CouchDB: user creation without authentication. standard behavior?

Sorry for this rather yes/no question, but I haven't found the document that would clarify it, or I must have missed it here. Is it standard behaviour that you can simply create a new user entry to a ...
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Increment CouchDB concurrent connections

I'm using CouchDB to serve thousands of requests per second. When under heavy load, it seems to respond slowly so I began to ran tests with apache bench. Couch can respond 50k requests, 1k concurrent. ...
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What could make upload speeds vastly differ in CouchDB vs Apache?

Imagine a server running CouchDB (on port 5984) and Apache (on port 80). Sending a 10MB POST to each servers yields wildly different results; it takes an average of 1-minute 30-seconds for POST'ing to ...
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Installation problems with CouchDB 1.6 on Ubuntu 15.10

After using CouchDB 1.4 on Ubuntu 14.04, I recently tried to start fresh with 15.10 and the main couchdb package. It installed couchdb 1.6 which was a welcome change, but the ubuntu installation ...
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CouchDB replicate ALL databases?

I have a CouchDB I'd like to replicate to another server in order to do backup dumps without taxing the production server. The production CouchDB has a varying number of databases and I'd like to sync ...
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How can I force mod_rewrite to send user info component of a URI?

A colleague recommended I repost this from StackOverflow to ServerFault: This has been driving me crazy. I have a web application that's being served via Apache Web Server. The database server that ...
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couchdb public access - start failures eaddrnotavail

If I start the couchdb service it fails and with journalctl-xe i can see the following: start request repeated too quickly for couchdb.service And when i do couchdb -i i get the following error: ...
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Bad HTTP Location: header with nginx proxying couchdb

I'm using nginx as a reverse proxy for CouchDB. I'd like to use a prefix for the proxy, e.g. http://[ip]:8080/proxy/testdb -> http://localhost:5984/testdb. I'm getting Location: headers in the HTTP ...
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aws instance froze, how to find out what went wrong

So we have a instance on AWS that runs CouchDB which was down and not accessible until we rebooted the box (which took a long time). The instance is back up now and I am trying to figure out what ...
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Supervisord cannot start CouchDB server on CentOS 5.9

I've installed CouchDB v1.0.4 and I want to monitor it's process with Supervisor (the version installed is 2.1.3). I can start CouchDB just fine with: $ /usr/bin/couchdb I have the following basic ...
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couchdb 1.6.0 from source - jsapi.h: present but cannot be compiled

I'm trying to install couchdb 1.6.0 from source on CentOS 6.5 (EPEL resository has a very old version unfortunately) following this guide. Everything went fine until ./configure step on couchdb - ...
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Proper config for Couchdb + SSL Ubuntu. Getting error: curl: (35) Unknown SSL protocol error in connection to 127.0.0.1:6984

I'm looking to use CouchDB with SSL and nodejs and I have just switched from self signed certificates (which were working for over a month) to a real SSL certificate and now I'm running into ...
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Access-Control-Allow-Origin “*” not allowed when credentials flag is true

I have an ajax request which connects to http://example.com:6001. However, it will work only when I open http://example.com:6001 in the browser, which loads index.html (which is run though Node.js on ...
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CouchDB Illegal Database name Can't View Data after Upgrade

I have upgrade my database to couchdb 1.4.0 and it has prefixed all my db names with 1.2.0/. Now when I try view or use the database it says "Error: illegal_database_name Name: '120/test'. Only ...
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CouchDB Will not start after upgrade

Tried on both 1.2.0 and 1.4.0, both error and will not start. The config files are default apart from my added user admins. Apache CouchDB 1.4.0 (LogLevel=info) is starting. {"init terminating ...
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CouchDB Error log msg

I recently upgraded my server to CouchDB 1.5 and I'm continually seeing this error message in the logs. CouchDB appears to be behaving properly accept for this error. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:07:35 GMT] [...
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Nginx and CouchDB reverse proxy not working

I am trying to proxy [http://localhost:5984] to [http://localhost/couchdb]. I am running nginx for proxy. I have followed the same method mentioned at http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/...
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Is it possible to replicate the _users database in CouchDB?

Is it possible to configure replication between the "_users" database on two instances of CouchDB? (currently using 1.4)
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Couchdb attachment hashes don't match attachment content

While doing some auditing of a database, I found that some attachment content did not match the hashes given in the document's _attachments map. I tested this by downloading the document and ...
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CouchDB v1.2.0 - Timeout error on replication

Currently, I have a replication task that looks something like this: { "continuous": true, "create_target": true, "owner": "admin", "source": "https://remote/db/", "target": "db", "...
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CouchDB administrator password reset

I have an install of couchDB, and somewhere along the line, a malformed request via CURL has my admin accound with a password that I don't know. Short of setting up another Couch server, then ...
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install CouchDB without a package manager

I have the ability to shell into a Linux (RHEL6) server, and manage mostly everything, but I don't have root user abilities, so I can't use YUM or any of the available package managers on the box. ...
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automatically start and and selectively stop multiple instances of couchdb on osx

I have successfully installed couchdb via homebrew: % brew install couchdb ...and invoked mutiple instances as directed here: % OLD=/usr/local % NEW=/tmp/couchdb % mkdir -p $NEW/etc/couchdb/ % ...
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Starting couchdb without root

I want to run a non-system-wide couchdb instance (as a local, unprivileged user). But couchdb needs to be able to read /etc/couchdb/*.ini, which are -rwxrwx--- 1 couchdb couchdb, even if I tell it to ...
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Uninstalling couchdb built from source

Can anyone tell me how I uninstall a CouchDB installation built from source using build-couchdb? I deleted the build directory as they said, but I can still start and stop it and everything.
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Can't Access CouchDB Remotely

Please keep in mind that I have this installed on an Amazon EC2 instance running the latest version of Ubuntu Server. I have changed the bind_address to 0.0.0.0. netstat -an | grep 5984 yields the ...
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CouchDB inaccessible on Amazon EC2

I am using an Amazon EC2 "micro" instance as a testbed for a new project, one that is supposed to use CouchDB. Although the DBMS has installed correctly (via pacman; I'm using ArchLinux) and appears ...
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How to configure SSL for CouchDB

How do I configure Couchdb to use ssl, I've followed the instructions here with no success. I generate my own self-signed certificate: mkdir cert && cd cert openssl genrsa > privkey.pem ...
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CouchDB crashes at startup when path to config file has space(s)

I'm hoping to run CouchDB as a per-user Launch Agent on OS X. I'm using the coucdbx-core folder from the CouchDB Server.app as the base of my CouchDB deployment. I'd like each user to have their own ...
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start couchbase on osx 10.8 but couchbase menu dis not display

I follow the instruction at http://www.couchbase.com/docs/couchbase-manual-1.8/couchbase-admin-basics-running-macosx.html to run couchbase on osx 10.8 but the menu of couch base never display ...
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Binding interface/domain to CouchDB

I'm running CouchDB on a windows 2008 Server and it works good on localhost (127.0.0.1) but when I try to change it to a specific IP or all interface (0.0.0.0) then it doesnt work. I would like to ...
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Why does CouchDB persist on my machine despite having removed it? And how do I remove it fully (Ubuntu 11.10)?

I want to reinstall CouchDB on my machine, but I need to remove it fully first. I removed both couchdb and couchdb-bin packages using sudo apt-get remove couchdb sudo apt-get purge couchdb However,...
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Chef with a secured couchdb

I've installed chef , which uses couchdb. It worked fine until i've secured couchdb by creating an admin user in couchdb giving and setting require_valid_user = true in default.ini as written here: ...
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Varnish purge on POST or PUT

In my application stack, I'm using CouchDB (in this scenario, to all intents and purposes it's a simple REST server) and I want to put Varnish in front of it to alleviate read load. I know that ...
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architectural questions on bigcouch cluster set up in two data centers

What would be an ideal setup for these requirements: -- can read and write data from both data center -- if either data center is lost, the other can take over The options I can think of : -- say if ...
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CouchDB plugin for Wireshark?

I am trying to understand CouchDB network traffic with Wireshark and find it very difficult. A simple transaction with plain-text content seems to result in many lines in Wireshark, most of them ...
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How do I completely remove all references to couchdb from Ubuntu 11.10?

I have removed and purged couchdb from Ubuntu, but if I type "couchdb" in the shell at any point, the system still tries to start it up before crashing. I checked /usr/bin, and I still have references ...
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CouchDB/xulrunner hang on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

I have an Ubuntu 10.04 LTS box setup as a Chef server. This was all working fine until the first time the box was rebooted, after which the following three (possibly unrelated) things happened: chef-...
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How to change couchdb time-zone setting in log file?

I having an strange situation, in futon, the JavaSCript shell is returning date time in GMT+8, which is inline with the server timezone. However, when I tail the log file, it is showing GMT -3, 11 ...
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Filesystem compression a good idea for CouchDB storage?

I'm hosting CouchDB databases on Amazon EC2, and I was wondering if I can have better I/O performance (and better disk utilization, of course) if I use a filesystem that supports compression. I ...