Data insertion to CouchDB using Lightcouch lib in Java (Sample)


Hello, a small sample on how to insert JSON data to couchDB.

First off there are MANY java libraries for accessing couchdb. For information on which one to choose for you the 2 links below may help:

In this post we made use of LightCouch as we wanted something relatively simple without object mappings and other such features.

Aside: an also interesting tutorial utilizing couchdb4j with description of sessions is:


Reverse Proxy in Apache2 (Ubuntu 10.04) for CouchDB

Installing Modules

There are various sites with instructions that did not work.
However, following the instructions here> did the trick.

The reverse proxy module was installed:

sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-proxy-htm

Libxml was installed:

apt-get install libxml2-dev