Streaming notifications about CouchDB document updates using RabbitMQ.
What could it be used for? My first thought is some sort of parallel computation, boot up a few dozen EC2 nodes and start dumping data into CouchDB.
or it is just about having fun with some cool projects …
Update: I also found a presentation on a similar topic that I’ve embedded below RabbitMQ + CouchDB = Awesome by Lenz Gschwendtner.My impression is that the presented usecase works the other way around though (nb RabbitMQ pushing messages to CouchDB instead of RabbitMQ disseminating CouchDB messages
Update: Based on this picture from Jan Lehnardt (@janl), I’d say there are a couple of