There are plenty of CouchDB tutorials and the CouchDB definitive guide is available online, but having CouchDB basics — setup, admin interface, user management, common access patterns — presented in a single page can still be useful. Gavin Cooper has published such a short guide to CouchDB:
NoSQL has been one of the most talked about topics over the past couple of months. This tutorial will introduce you to CouchDB, a NoSQL implementation and teach you how to get started with the platform.
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