Java JEE technologies are about distributed computing across the enterprise. The Raspberry Pi is a low cost ARM based computer. It runs Linux and works in a network. A couple of Pis in a network are a very interesting environment for playing around with the latest JEE stuff. That's what this blog is about: running JEE technologies on small devices and making distributed computing tangible.
Sunday, 20 September 2015
Installing Couchdb 1.6.1 on a Raspberry Pi Model 2
Couchdb 1.6.1 on a Pi 2
The Erlang Solutions Repository now contains a new version of Erlang. The major version is now 18. This is too high for the couch in version 1.6.x.
For this reason, please omit the step of including the Erlang Solutions Repository.
Just rely on what you get from the default Raspbina/Debian repos.
I still have to verify this with Wheezy, but for the new Raspbian Jessie image this does the trick.
Installing the couch version 1.6.1
This will probably be my shortest post ever.
Last week I installed couchdb version 1.6.1 on my Raspberry Pi Model 2.
I did this for two reasons. One was to have the couch on Pi 2. The second was to see if my own install instructions are still valid for couch 1.6.1 and Pi Model 2. Two readers reported problems, so I was a little worried.
But everything worked well and it was soon time to relax.
I went along the instructions using copy and past, with only two exceptions:
new Raspbian image: 2015-05-05-raspbian-wheezy.img