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YAPC::EU 2010 - The Renaissance of Perl



Introduction to CouchDB

By JJ Allen from Birmingham.pm
Date: Thursday, 5 August 2010 12:30
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Any
Language: English
Tags: couchdb database javascript rest web

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CouchDB is a document oriented database which is accessed using a REST API and queried by writing JavaScript MapReduce functions.

Using MapReduce is a very different approach from traditional SQL databases, and as such the usual Perl modules (DBI, DBD::* and DBIx::Class) do not apply.

This talk gives an overview of CouchDB concepts and use cases, and shows how to use the CouchDB::Client module to access and query a CouchDB database from Perl.

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