What is CouchDB and why it is used?
The couch is an acronym for Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware and DB for the database. CouchDB is an open source software. Its a complete focus is on the ease of use and embracing the web.CouchDB has a No SQL document-oriented database architecture. CouchDB is written in Erlang language.
Why is CouchDB used?
- CouchDB assists the users with useful data mapping which allows filtering, combining and querying the information.
- CouchDB provides easy replication of the data, and as a result, data between the machines and databases can be copied, shared and synchronized.
- CouchDB can be directly used to write a client’s application.There is no need for another server and as a result, the development time is reduced.
- The filter feature of CouchDB supports to replicate the database of a particular user and CouchDB also supports in replicating the database of a client.