Bruno Pedro

JavaScript filesystem database

I couldn’t resist and, after many conversations with Mário Valente, I challenged myself to build a complete JavaScript filesystem based database from scratch. In short, something like CouchDB but written in JavaScript and using a filesystem approach for document storage.

Some characteristics of this new database system:

So, right now I’m half way through it. I managed to write the backend and I’m on my way to the HTTP REST interface. I’ll create a github repo after I have something functional that can be easily built and tested.

What do you think of a system like this? Any features you’d like to add or change?