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A command-line utility for Windows, that pushes a MS Access database to a CouchDB instance. Written in Node.js

This tool uses a little script written in JScript simply to convert a MS access database to CSV (using ODBC), which is then used by Node to build the JSON.


  1. Download and install the Windows version of node which can be found on

  2. Then download this project and navigate to it using cmd

    > cd path_to_this_project
  3. run npm install -g

  4. Before you run the command, remember that your database will be wiped cleaned everytime. Simply run

    Usage: access2couch [MSAccess file-path] [tables...] [couch]

    Example: access2couch forests.mdb Forests Trees