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Subject [couchdb-documentation] branch master updated: Add missing word "key" in "What is a partition?"
Date Tue, 26 May 2020 08:53:29 GMT
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The following commit(s) were added to refs/heads/master by this push:
     new d55bf31  Add missing word "key" in "What is a partition?"
     new 6b1cd41  Merge pull request #549 from Frederik-Baetens/patch-1
d55bf31 is described below

commit d55bf31f4976ca92c2cda2f06a783ea16e1a0e8f
Author: Frederik-Baetens <>
AuthorDate: Sat May 23 08:04:06 2020 +0200

    Add missing word "key" in "What is a partition?"
    I assume the author intended to write that sensor_id was the partition key, since it doesn't
make sense to me how a field could be a partition.
 src/partitioned-dbs/index.rst | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/src/partitioned-dbs/index.rst b/src/partitioned-dbs/index.rst
index 86f7057..4e27d11 100644
--- a/src/partitioned-dbs/index.rst
+++ b/src/partitioned-dbs/index.rst
@@ -103,7 +103,7 @@ What is a partition?
 In the previous section, we introduced a hypothetical database that contains
 sensor readings from an IoT field monitoring service. In this particular
 use case, it's quite logical to group all documents by their ``sensor_id``
-field. In this case, we would call the ``sensor_id`` the partition.
+field. In this case, we would call the ``sensor_id`` the partition key.
 A good partition has two basic properties. First, it should have a high
 cardinality. That is, a large partitioned database should have many more

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