Monthly Archives: March 2009

Greetings Officefighter

In the beginning you were a Starfighter, recruited by the Star League to defend the Frontier against Xur and the Ko-Dan armada… well, actually the beginning was something much simpler, something more like Space Invaders. Space Invaders was a classic, … Continue reading

Posted in hacks, hardware, innovation, iobridge | 107 Comments

CouchDB Performance or Use a File

If this is the first post you’ve read from my blog you should probably go check some others and assert for yourself that I’m a big fan of couchDB. Even if it wasn’t easy to be impressed by Damon Katz’s, … Continue reading

Posted in code, couchdb, python | 14 Comments

Could a couchdb guru explain this, please?

I’m in the process of trying to build (and benchmarking) a couchdb project and I decided to use some word count & frequency samples as data. Since “word count” and “grep” are the quintessential map/reduce examples I thought this would … Continue reading

Posted in code, couchdb, frustration | 3 Comments

How to build Couchdb on Dreamhost

As you know from many of my entries I’m a big fan of couchdb, and if you’re interested you should really be following janl, jchris and lethain as they push this technology forward. As you might also guess from my … Continue reading

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Building CouchDB

This is a quick technical post for posterity, if you’re not interested I won’t be offended if you leave now. I’m working to try to get couchdb on my hosting provider, Dreamhost. They’ve been a great service for me so … Continue reading

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