CouchDB Installation – How to Install CouchDB

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.

In the first lesson of our “CouchDB – Database for the Web” course you will learn how to install CouchDB on a variety of different platforms. A step by step guide will be provided for installing the NoSQL DB on Mac OS, Windows and Ubuntu Linux. For the more hardcore of you, the installation from sources if also included.

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