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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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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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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BigCouch all_nodes vs cluster_nodes

I have a BigCouch cluster that I'm spinning up in EC2. I've launched the instances correctly and set the proper constants, but when I try to let the nodes know about each other, their "_membership" ...
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CouchDB shuts down for no apparent reason

My CouchDB server (on a CentOS 4 installation) sometimes shuts down without my knowing. I'm sure the server doesn't restart (looking at the uptime). I've looked in the logs (both the var/log ...
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How can I proxy couchDB as a sub-diectory with lighttpd?

I have a sub-directory on my web server (lighttpd) that I want to point at a CouchDB instance running on the same machine. I tried using mod_proxy but it sends along the whole request, like a proxy ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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CouchDB like replication for MySQL?

Is it possible to setup CouchDB like replication for MySQL? Replication to be initiated from an web application. Replication should be a two way process. i.e. Synchronization If there is a failure ...
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CouchDB Errors: “undefined symbol: js_fgets” on Ubuntu 10.04

ServerFault Community. I have been wrestling with this problem for weeks without resolution and was hoping that someone here might be able to help. As indicated above, this is in Ubuntu 10.04 (x86) ...
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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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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 fails replication when using nested objects

I have set up openvpn and couchdb 1.1.0 across two Debian 6 machines. Replication is working, except the replicated documents are incomplete and missing some data, specifically a nested set of ...
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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 random error server being shutted down

I´m having this error after some days of normal work of the couchDB 1.2. After this I have to restart the server manually. Here is the log part for this: [Tue, 04 Feb 2014 16:01:20 GMT] [error] ...
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Move a manual compile of CouchDB to the default locations and auto-start it?

I used build-couchdb to get a working current couchdb version. Now I want to move that to the default location on Ubuntu, define it as a server (so I can use service couchdb start) and finally start ...
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How do I install geocouch with bigcouch

I am running bigcouch version 0.4.2 on ubuntu 10.04.4. I would lie to install geocouch, but from what I can tell, it has a dependency on running with official couchDB, not the bigcouch fork. In ...
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How to setup CouchDB server?

Context: Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard I have just installed CouchDB (using MacPorts). It runs fine locally on http://127.0.0.1:5984/_utils/index.html However, I can't quite figure how to make the ...