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Paginating with CouchDB

Except the case you are planning to offer your users a very bad experience, you’ll have to figure out a way to paginate through long collections. Using CouchDB is no different from any other storage, maybe it adds a bit of complexity:

CouchDB is a different beast, its aggressive use of indexes means that occasionally you loose some functionality that you’ve been accustomed to having in other persistence mechanisms, like the number of rows matching a query.

The following articles should get you up to speed on how to accomplish pagination while using CouchDB:

And if you have a different solution, please share it with MyNoSQL readers!

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