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From Apache Wiki <wikidi...@apache.org>
Subject [Couchdb Wiki] Update of "Compaction" by damien
Date Thu, 12 Jun 2008 22:02:02 GMT
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The following page has been changed by damien:
http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Compaction

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  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. It may be reasonable to schedule compactions during off-peak hours. 
  
- In a clustered environment the write load can be switched off for any node before compaction
and brought back up to date with  
+ In a clustered environment the write load can be 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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