Part II- Finding Your Data With Views Suggestion #449

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JBellamy opened this Issue Dec 18, 2011 · 0 comments

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One of your subheadings is "What is a View?", which is a good question, but you never exactly answer it. Instead, you describe a use case. While a use case can help the conceptual understanding of the terms, it is not really a definition, in the same sense you shouldn't define something by using a metaphor or simile. I would like to see a concrete sentence which says something like "A view in CouchDB is .... "
It would be also nice if there could be some comparison here with traditional RDBMS, where a lot of people will be coming from. One thing that I could not find out from reading this is whether or not in CouchDB a view is the same thing as a query.

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