Sync Taffydb across mobile devices using Dropbox?
- What are the limitations in doing this?
I want to have the syncing between Android/iOS devices managed by
Dropbox. 1Password already does it and it works great. In my mind
taffydb would work great for this. Why not, I ask?
Currently, I have an Titanium built iOS app that uses couchdb (known as
TouchDB for mobile) to handle the database and syncing and it has been
working great... but I am starting to run into various technical
For one, touchdb doesn't work on the latest Android os, only 2.2. It has
been a known issue for quite awhile now and I do not see it being
resolved any time soon. Im revisiting my original implementation idea; a
document based db that syncs through Dropbox.
I want to get away from managing a server "in the cloud". This will save
on my server costs and if I want to stop supporting my app the users
won't then be SOL. The users will have a greater degree of perceived
privacy and security, which is important. I can offer the ability to
keep the syncing limited to a local wifi network as well, again a la
Thank you for reading this and sharing your thoughts.