Category Archives: code

CouchDB Performance – Too much TCP

It’s been a while since I ran my CouchDB performance test, but many of the comments I received suggested that updating my codebase should yield some significant performance improvements. Unfortunately, at the time I didn’t have spare cycles to invest … Continue reading

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A simple twitter library in python

I’ve been working on a project built on Google App Engine and I’m relying on twitter to mediate some of the interaction with my end users. What I find great about the growing prevalence of social interfaces is that I … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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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