CouchDB: Basics and Operations

After learning how to install CouchDB on a variety of platforms, we are now ready to really kick the tires of this awesome NoSQL database! In this lesson, part of the “CouchDB – Database for the Web” course, you will get introduced into the CouchDB fundamentals and the operations that accompany it.

Initially, the web based interface Futon is discussed and then the various CRUD Operations are explained in detail. Examples of API commands referring to the Server, the Databases, the Documents and the Replication are provided. Finally, you will see how to work with documents and how to handle the different revisions of those.

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