An open-source, NoSQL document-oriented database that is optimized for interactive applications, it provides a fast key-value store and JSON document, that focuses on the ease of use. 

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First released 2005
Developed by Damien Katz
Latest stable version CouchDB 2
Open-source Yes
Used by BBC, Mozilla, TomBoy

Interesting facts

CouchDB can be viewed as a web application server; To implement this idea, CouchDB has a built-in web server, and the program code, like the data, is stored in the same database. To automate the work with applications, the CouchApp utility is used.


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