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From Apache Wiki <wikidi...@apache.org>
Subject [Couchdb Wiki] Update of "Compaction" by sergeyk
Date Thu, 12 Jun 2008 19:41:47 GMT
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The following page has been changed by sergeyk:
http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Compaction

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  Compaction should be attempted when the write load is less than full capacity. Read load
won't affect its ability to complete however.
  CouchDB works like this to have the least impact possible on clients,  the database remains
online and fully functional to readers and  
- writers. It is a design limitation that database compaction can't complete when at capacity
for write load, however it is unreasonable to schedule compactions during off-peak hours either.

+ writers. It is a design limitation that database compaction can't complete when at capacity
for write load. It may be reasonable to schedule compactions during off-peak hours. 
  
- In a clustered environment the write load can switched off for any node during compaction
and brought back up to date with  
+ In a clustered environment the write load can switched off for any node before compaction
and brought back up to date with  
- replication once complete. 
+ compaction once complete. 
  
- In the future, a single couchdb node can be changed to stop or fail other updates if the
write load is too heavy for it to complete in a  reasonable time.
+ In the future, a single CouchDB node can be changed to stop or fail other updates if the
write load is too heavy for it to complete in a  reasonable time.
  

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