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Cloudant Integrates BigCouch Code Into the Open Source Apache CouchDB Project

Globally distributed database-as-a-service (DBaaS) provider Cloudant   today announced integration of  its CouchDB NoSQL database, known as BigCouch,  to the open source Apache CouchDB project. The merging of   BigCouch code into the CouchDB codebase will make it possible to manage and replicate data with CouchDB at a much larger scale. Cloudant will now stop development of BigCouch but continue to make cluster-scaling and fault-tolerance enhancements within the CouchDB project and will reuse that code in Cloudant’s database service. The news comes a few months after Cloudant raised $12 million in series B funding from Devonshire Investors,  Rackspace Hosting  and Toba Capital. We’re merging the horizontal scaling and fault-tolerance framework we built for BigCouch into CouchDB so people c...

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