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Subject [Couchdb Wiki] Update of "Replication" by JensAlfke
Date Thu, 20 Jun 2013 17:43:59 GMT
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The "Replication" page has been changed by JensAlfke:

Removed obsolete statement about push vs pull performance.

  The target database has to exist and is not implicitly created. Add `create_target:true`
to the JSON object to create the target database (remote or local) prior to replication. The
names of the source and target databases do not have to be the same.
- Specifying a local `source` database and a remote `target` database is called ''push replication''
and a remote `source` and local `target` is called ''pull replication''. As of CouchDB 0.9,
pull replication is a lot more efficient and resistant to errors, and it is suggested that
you use pull replication in most cases, especially if your documents are large or you have
large attachments.
  === Cancel replication ===

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