Couchbase 2.0 released 2012-12-12

Couchbase Release 2.0; 2012-12-12; all downloads

Otherwise, that fork of CouchDB had a lot to do with Couchbase deciding that Erlang is too hard to optimize, and hence moving to C/C++ instead. Currently still in Erlang and “strong candidates” to also move to C/C++ are distributed view indexes (but not the single-node b-trees).

via Couchbase 2.0; In DBMS 2 : DataBase Management System Services; 2012-11-19.

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Couchbase is switching from Erlang to C. In my mind, that’s code for “we’re building a real DBMS now”

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