Python Ant Salesforce
Solenopsis is a tool born out of necessity. With no good command-line tool to deploy Salesforce code with it was written to meet a need. In conjunction with Scot Floess we developed such a tool to be used for both attended and unattended deployments
SalesforceApps is a collection of applications written to help with usage of Salesfore.
Cloudant is a DaaS host that offers a hosted couchDB.
I have used Cloudant as a backend for many parts of my sites and for personal "Big Data." Additionally, I have written several apps that use cloudant as a backend: